Tesla employee laid off without warning tells of living in car at factory

Nico Murillo is the proud owner of a Tesla Model Y, mainly because he’s part of the team that built these cars at the factory in Fremont. But on April 15, his dream job would sound more like a nightmare: The 29-year-old is just one of the roughly 14,000 Tesla employees to be laid off since April.

California EV sales see first decline in a decade: report

Tesla sales fell significantly in the back half of 2023, declining by 10% in the final quarter alone. This sales drop came despite California’s previous pledge to ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles in the state by 2035.