Musk wants to post his tweets about Tesla without having them pre-approved

Elon Musk has asked a New York court to annul a provision of an agreement made with the American stock market policeman (SEC) obliging him to have his tweets linked to the activity of his Tesla group validated by a lawyer. In a document submitted Tuesday evening to a federal appeals court in Manhattan, Elon … Read more

Elon Musk’s outburst against telecommuting for Tesla employees

In a vitriolic email sent to his employees, the boss of Tesla asks them for 40 hours “minimum” of weekly presence in the office, otherwise they will be considered as “having resigned”. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has asked employees to return to the office or leave the company, according to an email sent to … Read more

Tesla recalls over 1 million vehicles over glass safety risk

Tesla will perform a free, remote software update to comply with federal regulations. The American electric car manufacturer Tesla has initiated the recall in the United States of nearly 1.1 million vehicles due to a risk of pinching linked to its electric window safety device. In a letter addressed to the Californian group on Wednesday … Read more

Tesla puts battery factory project in Germany on hold

Tesla has put plans to build a battery factory in Germany on hold to see how the group can respond to new regulations on subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles in the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal. Washington indeed adopted in August a text providing for tax incentives for manufacturers if … Read more

Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in Texas

US electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and is seeking tax breaks to complete the project. In an application package sent to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts at the end of August and made public on Friday, Tesla says it wants to “process … Read more

Elon Musk presses the brakes hard at Tesla

By Jean-Yves Guérin Published on 06/03/2022 at 6:25 p.m., Update on 06/03/2022 at 6:25 p.m. Elon Musk (right) at the inauguration of the Tesla Gigafactory in Grünheide on March 22, Germany. POOL/via REUTERS DECRYPTION – The entrepreneur, who believes in the recession, asks the leaders of the manufacturer to reduce the workforce by 10%. Elon … Read more

Tesla rakes in record $5.5 billion profit in 2021

Elon Musk’s group managed to boost its shipments by 87% last year despite the shortage of semiconductors and supply problems. Tesla, benefiting from the craze for its electric vehicles, made a record profit of $5.5 billion in 2021, but warned that problems with its supply chain could persist throughout the year. Read alsoThe irresistible rise … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more

A bird flu outbreak in Ain, 10,600 ducks slaughtered

The home was “depopulated” and “disinfected” and a 3 km protection zone around the farm was set up. 10,600 ducks were slaughtered after an outbreak of avian flu was declared in a farm in Ain, the department prefecture told AFP on Sunday. “State services (departmental directorate for the protection of populations) of Ain have revealed … Read more