Elon Musk is the co-founder of Telsa, Neuralink, SpaceX, and The Boring company. He is the CEO of Telsa, and also leads all product design in Tesla. Global manufacturing of the company’s electric vehicles, solar energy products, battery products, and also product design.
On Saturday, Elon Musk filed a suit against Alameda County in California after local officials denied entries and stopped the Fremont factory from opening.
Earlier on Saturday, from series of tweets from the CEO of Telsa. He threatened to move the headquarters of Telsa from California to Texas or Nevada, in a place where there is less restrictive of shelter-in-place.
Musk tweeted, “Frankly, this is the final straw. The future programs and headquarters of Tesla will be moved immediately to Texas/Nevada. and the request for Telsa to comment on Sartuday was declined.
In the lawsuits, it follows a month of Musk debunked tweets and also opposing options of coronavirus claims. Also comments against the stay-at-home orders which is often against the health officials’ guidance.
However, some fraction of the factory workers had been planned to return to work by the automaker on Friday. But on Friday. The Health Department of Alameda County warned against that in a live-streamed town hall that taking such a decision will be going against the rules of the county.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, the Health Department of Alameda responded in a statement to CNN Business. “The decision is a form of collaboration. And of good faith and effect to make sure the safety plan that allows businesses and companies to reopen.
Also making sure the health and well-being of several thousand workers who go to work in Telsa’s factory”. We look forward to coming to a conclusion and agreement on a safety plan very soon with the responsive team at Telsa to the guidance and recommendations outlined.
However, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued on Thursday new guidance that will allow manufacturing companies to reopen. The guidance also allows other individual Counties to make stricter rules. Meanwhile, the shelter-in-place rule of Alameda County will come to an end on May 31. May 18 was the date Texas set for the resumption of manufacturers for limited operations. While Nevada is to allow reopening on Saturday for many retailers and nonessential businesses.
During Friday’s town hall, the Health Officer Erica Pan of Alameda County said. They have been working with Tesla, but they have not given the go order. Although we have not said it is the right time to move ahead.
The lawsuit filed in federal court in California’s Northern District by Tesla on Saturday evening asked for an injunction that will bar the Amelda County from imposing the shelter-in-place rule permanently. Meanwhile, the company said due to its operations within critical infrastructure it belives it is exempt from the shelter-in-place rule.
However, there is a battery factory owned by Tesla in Sparks. Nevada called the Gigafactory 1, but it does not have a footprint in Texas. In February, Musk got an 80% positive result to his tweet asking his followers if there should be a Gigafactory in Texa.
While Telsa shareholders were encouraged on Saturday by Musk to file a lawsuit against the Amelda County for any money lost while Telsa competitor resumes in other states earlier.