NASA shows off Tesla Model X astronaut transport vehicle ahead of historic launch

By Joey Klender Posted on May 13, 2020 NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine proudly shared photos of a themed Tesla Model X that will be used in the upcoming SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission. The all-electric SUV has become the official transport vehicle for SpaceX crew missions and a far departure from the Airstream vans that …

Tesla assigns former paint operations chief as Fremont’s new production head

By Joey Klender Posted on May 13, 2020 Tesla officially has a new Head of Production at its Fremont manufacturing plant in Northern California: Richard Miller. An email from Tesla that was recently sent to company employees announced Richard Miller’s promotion from Head of Paint Operations to Overall Head of Production at Fremont on Monday, …

Tesla factory gets updated operating rules from Alameda County Sheriff’s Office

By Joey Klender Posted on May 12, 2020 Tesla will be allowed to continue activities at its Fremont facility as long as it keeps “Minimum Basic Operations,” the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office stated in a recent press release. “Today, May 11, we learned that the Tesla factory in Fremont had opened beyond Minimum Basic Operations. …