Morton's departure further roiled the company which has been under heightened scrutiny since Musk's chaotic announcement on August 7 on Twitter that he was considering taking Tesla private, a plan that was reversed two weeks later.
In a Friday morning SEC filing, Tesla revealed that Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton is resigning less than a month after taking the job, citing the company's fast pace and "the level of public attention" on the company.
"I can not answer questions about potential future products". He said he has no disagreements with Tesla's leadership or its financial reporting.
Musk, 47, sipped whiskey during a more than 2 1/2-hour podcastinterview with comedian Joe Rogan late Thursday that touched on topics from flame throwers and artificial intelligence to the end of the universe.
"I think most likely, this is just about probability, there are many, many simulations", Musk opined.
Later he says he does not notice any effect from the joint and claims he rarely smokes. I don't find that it's very good for productivity.
Elon Muskannounced some major executive changes at Tesla, shuffling in a new president to oversee automotive operations, a new Gigafactory vice president in charge of ramping up Model 3 production, and a new duo to lead Tesla's human-resources division.
Along with his electric auto company, Musk heads up space exploration firm Space X, tunnel construction firm The Boring Company, and Neuralink, which works on augmenting human brains with artificial intelligence. Separately, Bloomberg reported that the company's chief people officer was leaving.
If such a system is connected to your auto, it could calculate when you'll be home and start the air conditioning at the optimal time to save energy, Musk said.
The bond had tumbled earlier this week as Musk renewed an attack on a British caver whom he had previously insulted on social media a day after Mercedes-Benz unveiled a challenge to the electric auto maker. "It's very hard to keep a vehicle company alive", Musk said.
Some Wall Street analysts are again calling for Tesla to appoint another senior leader for the company to take the pressure off Elon Musk, or rein in his control.
Many took to Twitter on Friday to condemn the outrage and media coverage about the incident.
At least 48 executives have left the company this year. An episode of Joe Rogan's popular podcast released today seemed to show Musk smoking marijuana-something that's legal under California law but remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act.
A lawsuit filed Thursday accused Musk of trying to burn short-sellers (those betting that Tesla's share price would decrease) in the market. United States regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating whether the tweets may have violated USA securities law, according to a report in August by Fox Business Network, citing sources.
In the terrifying footage several big-rigs are seen attempting to back up and escape the fire, but traffic was at a standstill. Authorities said Friday that a 45-mile (72-kilometer) section of Interstate 5 would remain closed at least until Sunday.
Police Chief Elliot Isaac said police will notify their next of kin before their identifies are announced. Multiple people had been transported to an area hospital but there was no word on their conditions.
We just weren't finishing in the red zone and finishing in critical times. "Thankfully, it happened the other way this time". After running 19 plays for 146 yards in the first quarter, the Bears managed only 6 yards on 10 plays in the second quarter.
Advisers to President Donald Trump entertained the idea, briefly discussing it among themselves, according to the Times . His communications director also tweeted that "The Vice President puts his name on his Op-Eds".
Christie fired back that it's an "outrageous statement" to suggest someone should be ashamed for working in the Trump White House. He said Trump has been "on the same wavelength" as congressional Republicans on taxes, regulations and court appointments.
Posters on major roads commemorated the anniversary and crews were seen patching the road between the airport and the city center. The games are also a time-tested source of tourist dollars for North Korea.
"We will continue to keep our customers updated with the very latest information", the airline said . It said it would pay for a credit check for customers, and promised to reimburse them for any losses.
There will be three iPhones Apple confirmed for 2019 dubbed as iPhone 9 (to be confirmed), iPhone XS , and iPhone XS Max . More Storage We may finally see an iPhone with 512GB of storage, if another research note from Ming-Chi Kuo is accurate.
They destroyed one Ahrar al-Sham post , killing four of its fighters and wounding 14 others in the area of Hobait, it said. More than 3 million people live in the area, almost half of them already displaced from fighting elsewhere in Syria.
Jordan Spieth couldn't keep it in play off the tee and didn't get under par until his 15th hole. He pitched to 18 feet, a good shot up a ridge and onto a green that sloped away from him.
Mike McCarthy Provides Injury Update on Aaron Rodgers
Nagy and Vic Fangio deserve credit for calling a masterful first half that put the Packers all the way back against the wall. Jon Gruden said at his introductory press conference way back in January that he just wanted to coach football.
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Xander Schauffele is making the last one a little more hard . "It turned into even par, which is not what I needed to do today". Both Woods and McIlroy faded Friday. "It was one of those days where it was out there", McIlroy said.
Naomi Osaka stands in way of her idol Serena Williams
Osaka has played the best tennis of her career over the past two weeks - dropping just one set en route to the final. She is looking for a 24th Grand Slam singles trophy that would tie Margaret Court for the most in tennis.
Trump ups ante on China
Guajardo said Thursday it would be "very strange" to sign a new NAFTA "when this trade war is pending". China said it is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs on $60bn worth of U.S. goods if that happens.
Officials slam Trump as 'idiot'
"He (Trump) is also denying it, by the way", Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel Katz told Tel Aviv radio station 103 FM. Instead, he developed a plan for a limited air strike that did not threaten Mr Assad personally.