Musk reacts to continued shutdown order, announces intent to move HQ

Enlarge / Elon Musk listens as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about constructing a high speed transit tunnel at Block 37 during a news conference on June 14, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Joshua Lott / Getty Images)
Elon Musk’s contentious relationship with Alameda County officials reached a tipping point on Saturday, when the Tesla CEO announced plans to relocate the company’s headquarters and “future programs” away from Fremont, California, to facilities in Texas and Nevada “immediately.” This came as a response to the continued forced closure of Tesla’s Fremont manufacturing plant as per COVID-19 stay-in-place regulations.
“Frankly, this is the final straw,” Musk tweeted.
Musk also announced his intent to file a lawsuit against Alameda County officials “immediately,” adding, “The unelected & ignorant ‘Interim Health Officer’ of Alameda is acting contrary to the Governor, the President, our Constitutional freedoms & just plain common sense!” Musk also encouraged Tesla shareholders to file a class-action suit against the county.Read 6 remaining paragraphs | Comments
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