Tesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.
The first Tesla S sedans rolled off the Fremont assembly line last Friday.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday a $6 million grant to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800 workers directly affected by the closure of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. auto plant in Fremont two years ago.
The Tesla Motors plant sits ready and waiting for new workers to fill its assembly lines, thanks to a nearly have a billion dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. The car maker said Tuesday that it planned to hire about 400 people.
FREMONT (KCBS) – While many venture capitalists remain bullish about solar companies, a Republican call for further investigation of how bankrupt Solyndra spent millions in federal loans could mean less public money for the solar […]
If the settlement is approved, it will resolve a lawsuit that was filed last year alleging that NUMMI and Toyota Motor Corp. violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Three agreements pending before Congress are set to open up trade between Korea, Panama and Colombia, but East Bay Congressman George Miller said he is afraid they may not go far enough to protect American workers.
As more and more consumers become interested in electric vehicles, Tesla Motors in Palo Alto is hoping to lead the foray into the next wave of cars.
Alameda County has approved an additional $2 million to train former workers at the New United Motor Manufacturing plant for other jobs.
As 2011 approaches, Fremont officials will be closely examining different concepts at redeveloping the acres and acres around the old NUMMI plant.