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Tesla Front-Runs Another Regulator, This Time in a Race Case

Last week’s blog post preempting a California lawsuit was reminiscent of Elon Musk’s handling of lockdowns almost two years ago.

A worker wearing a face covering exits a Tesla vehicle at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, California, in August 2020.

A worker wearing a face covering exits a Tesla vehicle at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, California, in August 2020.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg
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For years, my colleagues at Bloomberg News and I have chronicled serious allegations of racial discrimination against Black workers at Tesla’s auto plant in Fremont, California.