What separates Tesla, at least according to the marketing copy, from every other car company is this: It’s not driven by a desire for profit, but by a mission to save the planet from climate change by electrifying our cars. But what’s it like to live that mission every day if you’re a rank-and-file Tesla worker, or even an executive who reports to Elon Musk? The answer is apparently not great, and it’s gotten even worse over the past year. (Update: Tesla strongly disputed Wired’s story in a statement to Jalopnik, which we have posted in full at the bottom.) This comes to us from a hand grenade of a story in Wired written by Charles Duhigg, a member of the New York Times team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2013 for reporting on Apple. I mention this simply because it’s a huge cut above the usual gossip and conjecture around Musk and Tesla. More than that, it substantiates a lot of what we’ve heard and even reported on with Tesla—the random firings, the insane pressure, the tweets, the mood swings, the exodus of longtime employees who were once able to rein in their boss—and fills in many gaps… Read full this story
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