News of chief accounting officer Dave Morton's departure added to the sense of uncertainty surrounding the company, sending Tesla shares lower in pre-market trading and following a freakish interview late Thursday in which chief executive Elon Musk was seen smoking marijuana.
Morton, a former CFO for computer-drive maker Seagate Technology, joined Tesla one day before Musk tweeted that he was considering buying out some investors at $420 a share and taking the company private. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is now investigating that assertion, and Musk quickly backtracked on the plan.
"This caused me to reconsider my future", Morton said.
"I've thought about this quite a lot", Musk said of his electric aircraft idea. Not long after, it was also reported the company's human resources chief Gaby Toledano won't be returning from leave.
"It's quite hard to run companies".
Tesla's stock took a dive on Friday after news broke that two executives were leaving.
"You probably can't (smoke marijuana) because of stockholders, right?" "Before Tesla, Chris ran several ultra high volume factories at PepsiCo", Musk informed, adding that Laurie Shelby, Tesla's VP, Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) will also report directly to him.
Crystal Guardado, a single mother, told Bloomberg News that she worked at Tesla's Fremont, California, manufacturing center for four months before being dismissed.
Especially freakish moments involving the Tesla chief of late include disparaging remarks about Vernon Unsworth, a Briton who helped save boys trapped in a Thai cave and the abrupt shutdown of Wall Street analyst's questions during a contentious earnings conference call.
Tesla has told investors it expects to turn a profit in the second half of this year, a forecast the company's head of investor relations, Martin Viecha, reiterated at a conference earlier this week sponsored by RBC Capital Markets, RBC analyst Joseph Spak wrote in a note on Thursday.
"Losing a chief accounting officer so quickly at a time when the company's finances are under pressure does not give good optics", said Mike Ramsey, an automotive analyst at Gartner.
Mr Trump, asked about that speech during a trip to North Dakota, quipped that he had watched it but had fallen asleep. But many Republicans saw the former president's re-entry on the campaign trail as a net positive for them.
Press secretary Sarah Sanders said previous year that Papadopoulos, 31, had "a minimal role, if one at all" in the campaign. In that testimony, Sessions said he resisted the idea of any Russian Federation meeting proposed by Papadopoulos.
It would be a surprise if his starting 11 did not closely resemble the team that began the semi-final defeat to Croatia. While France are very strong in their own side of the field, their defenders rarely get any of the headlines.
Remember when Apple called the third-generation iPad the "new iPad", which would make zero sense when the next iPad came along? The "plus" models a bigger screen with a better camera and a multitude of more features in comparison to the lower models.
Papadopolous' attorney argued in court Friday that Trump "hindered that investigation more " than Papadopoulos did. Mueller's office did not immediately comment on the sentence. "This was not a noble lie", Moss said.
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Spotty to scattered showers will increase on Wednesday and Thursday as Tropical Storm Gordon's leftovers weaken well to our west. Rain and the flash flooding that can cause are the main threats expected from Gordon along with strong wind and storm surge.
The storm may affect thousands this week in the southeastern USA , including North Carolina , South Carolina and Virginia . The hurricane is about 580 miles SSE of Bermuda and 1,240 miles ESE of Cape Fear, North Carolina .
Like the electorate, there is a large pool of independents in the stock market, and at least some of them have to be won over. Musk raised eyebrows on social media after accepting what Rogan said was a joint of marijuana and tobacco and taking a puff.
He said: "We will try". "There is a little bit of unfair criticism for me about Paul". "I can not say more". Asked whether his stars can play like City or Liverpool, Mourinho was guarded in his reply.
Fuel prices rise again, petrol nears Rs 90 in Mumbai
In Delhi, a litre of petrol cost Rs 80.87 and diesel cost Rs 72.97 - both marking an increase of Rs 0.14 per litre. Almost 100 Congress leaders and workers were detained during the protest in Mumbai, police said.
BA hacked: 380,000 card payments 'compromised' in breach
Some 75,000 passengers were left stranded after a glitch forced the airline to cancel almost 726 flights over three days. The NCA is set up to tackle the most serious and organised crime posing the highest risk to public security in Britain.