Last Thurday, Tesla’s plant in Fremont, California—where all the company’s cars are manufactured—was thrown a curveball. Jose Moran, a worker trying to rally the plant’s 6,000+ employees to join the United Auto Workers union (UAW), alleged long hours, low pay, and potentially unsafe equipment in a post. Now Tesla CEO…
In what I can only liken to some sort of a dystopian horror scenario for cars, one of the best accounts on Instagram posted a video of a tow truck driver having no qualms whatsoever about dragging a helpless Mercedes out of the Tesla Fremont parking lot at an, um, uncomfortable angle.
Thomas Flessner was hired as a materials engineer at Tesla’s Fremont factory back in 2012, and was let go in February of this year. He’s now suing Tesla for age discrimination, claiming that he was frequently isolated by his coworkers and bosses for his older age, which ultimately led to him being fired.
Tesla’s questionable use of imported foreign labor through a construction contractor have been reported in a lawsuit claiming the companies violated U.S. wage and employment laws.
The demise of Pontiac and the joint-venture Vibe left GM's side of the partnership with Toyota at California's NUMMI assembly plant in question. Until now. GM released a statement saying NUMMI is totally "Old GM." Full release below.
According to the Japanese daily newspaper Tokyo Shimbun, unnamed sources inside Toyota have informed them the company is in talks to assemble the new Toyota Prius hybrid in the United States in partnership with General Motors. Say what? That Toyota wants to build the next-generation Prius in the United States, given…