gigafactory

USA Today: Accidents and Chemical Spills Plague Tesla Factory

A recent report from USA Today outlines the working conditions at Elon Musk’s Tesla Gigafactory. In one instance, firefighters responding to a chemical spill were met with “resistance” by Tesla supervisors, who wouldn’t help account for evacuated employees.

Elon Musk shrugs

Big Top: The Future of Tesla Is in a Huge Tent

In an effort to reach its projected output of 5,000 Model 3 cars a week by the end of this month, Tesla has reportedly constructed an assembly line in a giant tent outside their factory using spare parts.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that employees at his company have been 'having a hard time'

Tesla Model 3 Shines, But Lithium Price a Challenge

The glamour of the Tesla Model 3 premier this week created a huge surge in orders, but with commodity lithium prices used in Tesla batteries spiking 20 percent and expected to jump another 20 percent, inflationary costs may ruin Tesla’s electric car business.

Elon Musk and Tesla 3 (Justin Prichard / Associated Press)