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Tesla Model S Delivery Event Is 8 Years Old (Video)

June 14th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

What were you doing 8 years ago? Tesla was preparing for its Model S delivery event on June 22. The video below shows a visual snapshot of the foundation being laid for the Model X, 3, Y, Cybertruck, next-gen Roadster, and Semi. Each of these new owners in 2012, along with the Tesla team back then, made it possible for Tesla to be where it is today


Ben Wehrman: “7 Things I Learned While Working At Tesla”

February 21st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

This is the story of a former Tesla employee, Ben Wehrem, who wound up working for Tesla while he was traveling. His blog post shares 7 things that he learned while working at Tesla and sheds light on the atmosphere as well as the love Tesla owners have for their vehicles


Tesla 8th Place Among Diverse Employers In Europe

January 20th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla was recently ranked 8th among diverse employers in Europe. Diversity is something that all employers should strive to embrace. Everyone has gifts and talents, and when we bring a more diverse population into the workplace, we help create a unique way of expressing ourselves in a positive and professional manner


Tesla Inside Out, Part Deux — Tesla Stores, Early Deliveries, & Seeing Elon

November 9th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Continuing our discussion of Tesla and David Havasi's long history at Tesla, we took up where we left off, talking about early Model S days at Tesla. At the time that, Tesla had a gigantic factory in Fremont with almost nothing in it other than big, wild dreams and post-apocalyptic images of Blade Runner and The Highlander flashing through their heads as they looked across the expansive space


Tesla Inside Out — Tesla History From 7-Year Insider

November 9th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently met a gentleman named David Havasi while charging our Tesla Model 3 at a ChargePoint station at a Whole Foods I frequently visit. He recognized me from CleanTechnica and I quickly learned he worked at Tesla for 7 years, until just recently. We got talking, talking, talking, and talking. I wasn't sure if he'd be camera shy to repeat some of what he told me (or more) on camera, but it turned out he very much wasn't shy — he had actually worked on Broadway before working at Tesla!


Elon’s Message To Einhorn: Come Over

November 8th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

In a letter to clients, hedge fund manager David Einhorn pretty much accused Elon Musk of fraud after the surprising Q3 earnings report. Elon replied to Einhorn with a message of his own


But No, Seriously: What’s It Really Like To Work With Elon Musk?

October 20th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Like most movers and shakers in history, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a complicated figure. There’s been no shortage of “What’s it like to work with Elon?” articles. Many of them have a predetermined premise: fans find him to be a wise and inspiring leader, an out-of-the-box thinker; the anti-EV crowd is eager to paint a picture of an impulsive, hot-tempered prima donna


Gene Munster: “There’s a method to Musk’s goal-setting madness.”

September 29th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

To create breakthrough products, Steve Jobs created his own reality distortion field which helped Apple reach unattainable goals. Likewise, Elon Musk has an unorthodox method for setting Tesla's goals. Yes, there's a lot of bellyaching in the media over Musk's missed deadlines. But according to former Apple analyst Gene Munster (via Loup Ventures), "There's a method to Musk's goal-setting madness."


Breaking: 28% Decrease In Tesla “Lost Work Day Injuries” At Fremont Factory, + Sensor Suits & Virtual Reality For Better Ergonomics

September 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla has been expanding at an insane pace in a push to create new vehicle delivery routes to new countries at the same time as it continues adding production capacity for the upcoming Tesla Model Y. Construction at Gigafactory 3 in China is wrapping up on phase 1 and Tesla is getting close to making a decision on the location of Gigafactory 4 in Europe


Former Tesla Employee Quit To Live In His Tesla Model X … & A Model 3 For 1 Month

May 13th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

A former Tesla employee gave up living in a brick and mortar house to live in something that's far more and far less elegant at the same time — a Tesla Model X. While working at Tesla's Fremont factory, Nico was frustrated by expensive real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area, which made the option of what has become known as "Van Life" — or living out of a modified van — an attractive alternative


Tesla Sacks Several Hundred Employees

October 14th, 2017 | by James Ayre

As part of a company-wide annual review, Tesla has fired around 400 employees -- including supervisors, team leaders, and common associates -- according to a former employee who spoke with Reuters in an interview



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