Tesla Left Out Of White House Event Featuring Top Carmakers. Elon Musk Says…

Tesla Left Out Of White House Event Featuring Top Carmakers. Elon Musk Says…

Tesla Left Out Of White House Event Featuring Top Carmakers. Elon Musk Says...

Tesla final month reported its first-ever quarterly revenue above $1 billion on report deliveries. (File)

Washington:

Tesla, the worldwide chief in electrical automobiles, was excluded from the White House occasion Thursday the place US President Joe Biden unveiled a giant push for zero-emissions automobiles.

“Yeah, appears odd that Tesla wasn’t invited,” Elon Musk tweeted in regards to the occasion that featured legacy American carmakers General Motors, Ford and Chrysler’s mother or father firm Stellantis.

The irascible entrepreneur has been a pacesetter within the business, and Tesla final month reported its first-ever quarterly revenue above $1 billion on report deliveries.

But he additionally has a rocky report in relations with staff at his factories, together with firing a union organizer and tweeting anti-union feedback, which result in a lawsuit by the United Auto Workers labor group.

Asked whether or not the snub was associated to Tesla’s non-union standing, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki instructed reporters the invited firms “are the three largest key gamers of the United Auto Workers. So I’ll allow you to draw your personal conclusion.”

But she stated the Biden administration welcomes the efforts of all producers engaged on electrical automobiles, together with Tesla.

“I might not count on that is the final time we talked about clear automobiles, the transfer for electrical automobiles, and we stay up for having a spread of companions in that effort,” Psaki stated.

Interviewed on CNBC, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stated he didn’t know why Tesla was excluded.

Musk responded by sharing a meme that learn: “I’m not saying it is sabotage. But it is sabotage.”

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