- Ensures that the measure will not affect the production of the Model 3.
- The company has not achieved benefits in its 15 years of existence.
The latest news from Tesla, the electric car manufacturing company run by Elon Musk, is nothing positive. The company has announced that it will lay off 9 per cent of its workforce in order to make it more profitable. This translates into some 4,100 employees out of the 46,000 that it has on staff. A message spread through Twitter by Musk himself maintains that Tesla’s rapid growth in recent years has caused unnecessary jobs to be created. Likewise, the manager has also confirmed that he will not renew the agreement he has with Home Depot, for which he rents a space to sell products from domestic solar panels.
The CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, revealed that the company will lay off 9% of its workforce, which is approximately 3,400 workers, although he stressed that it will not affect the production of the Model 3.
“Tesla has grown and evolved rapidly in recent years, which has resulted in some duplication of jobs and functions that, although they made sense in the past, are difficult to justify today,” Musk said in an email sent to his colleagues. workers. After leaks to the press, the manager posted the message directly on his Twitter account.
Musk said that these cuts will be made in a way that does not affect the production objectives of Model 3 in the coming months. “Given that Tesla has never achieved benefits in its 15 years of existence, it is obvious that the benefits are not what motivate us,” the manager justified. “But we will not be able to achieve our goal [the transition to clean energy] unless we demonstrate that we are sustainable.
In addition to this reduction in staff, Musk said he plans to “continue to lighten the management structure” to achieve better communication and “eliminate bureaucracy.”
According to the latest annual results of Tesla, the company has a total workforce of 37,543 employees, so that 9% total 3,379 workers
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