Lawsuit: Tesla Fired Exec After He Raised Concerns About Workplace Injuries Going Unreported (Updated)

Tesla has been dogged by reports that it fails to report serious workplace injuries on legally-mandated logs, and now the automaker’s former safety director is claiming in a lawsuit that he was fired in retaliation for raising concerns about the alleged practice. Update: Tesla has responded to the lawsuit, alleging…

Why Tesla's Sales Staff Say They're Being Shortchanged In The Electric Car Revolution

There’s an official mission statement Tesla employees learn when they first start their job: “Accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” It’s an ambitious proposal that hinges on selling attractive, electric cars under a business model that’s unique to the auto industry—a “direct sales” approach where…

Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 Updates Coming After Consumer Reports Found 'Big Flaws' [UPDATED]

Following a Consumer Reports story yesterday, where the publication said it found “big flaws” with the Tesla Model 3's braking distance, touch screen and ride quality and thus denied it an official recommendation, Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded last night via Twitter that the car will get some updates. Update: Those…

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Engineering Firm That Panned Tesla Model 3's Build Quality Lauds Its Electronics And Handling

Two months ago, Autoline posted a video in which engineering and manufacturing expert Sandy Munro—CEO of Munro & Associates, a Detroit-area consulting firm that dismantles and analyzes how cars are made—compared the Tesla Model 3's build quality to a Kia from the 1990s. But in a new discussion, Munro has lots of…