The group wants the practice to stop, and it also wants state and county officials to do a better job making sure proper safety procedures are followed at the factory in Fremont, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents that it's investigating failures in the 2012 through 2015 Tesla Model S.
The Saturday Falcon 9 launch is the first manned mission for California-based SpaceX.
With the flight already delayed three days by bad weather, forecasters put the odds of acceptable conditions at 50-50 for the 3:22 p.m. liftoff of the 270-foot Falcon 9 in what would be the first launch of astronauts into orbit by a private company.
The Falcon 9 Rocket lifted off at 12:22 p.m. PST on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
Earlier this month, the Tesla CEO, 48, and the singer, 32, left people scratching their heads when named their baby X Æ A-12.
The color coordinating is thanks to Elon Musk, the driving force behind both SpaceX and Tesla, and a big fan of flash and science fiction.
Musk has not commented on claims made by the protesters.
Elissa Harrington reports.
The Alameda County Public Health Department announced on Twitter late Tuesday that the Fremont plant will be able to go beyond basic operations this week and start making vehicles Monday — as long as it delivers on worker safety precautions that it agreed to.
In a series of tweets Saturday morning, Musk announced he would move the company's headquarters and flagship Fremont factory, as well as future programs to Texas and Nevada - out of California.
Maureen Naylor reports.
U.S. billionaire wealth collectively increased by $238 billion, a 10 percent gain, from March 18 to April 10 when more than 22 million Americans lost their jobs, according to a study by the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think-tank.
KTVU learned on Wednesday that thousands of employees were told to continue showing up to work despite a shelter in place order that began at midnight Tuesday.
The electric car maker has been criticized for calling its car production business "essential."
Thousands of Tesla employees were still working Wednesday even with Alameda County's "shelter in place" order. The company blamed "conflicting guidance."
Brooks Jarosz reports from Fremont.
The Tesla factory that employs thousands of people could be forced to close after Alameda County on Tuesday night declared it a “nonessential business” under the county’s shelter-in-place order.
Elon Musk has ordered employees to continue working despite the non-essential nature of operations at the facility.
Liftoff is now set for Sunday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.