Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 JobsTesla 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.
Fremont Celebrates Tesla's New Model S SedanThe first Tesla S sedans rolled off the Fremont assembly line last Friday.
Labor Department Provides Additional $6M Grant To Ex-NUMMI WorkersThe 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.
Tesla Motors Touts Fremont Job Creation From Federal LoanThe 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.
Solyndra Bankruptcy Could Dry Up Solar Industry Funding
Disabled Ex-NUMMI Workers To Get $6 Million SettlementIf 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.
East Bay Politician Decries New National Trade AgreementsThree 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.
Palo Alto-Based Tesla Motors Ramps Up ProductionAs 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.
Former NUMMI Workers To Get $2 Million For RetrainingAlameda County has approved an additional $2 million to train former workers at the New United Motor Manufacturing plant for other jobs.
Fremont Officials Have Big Plans For Area Around Old NUMMI Plant As 2011 approaches, Fremont officials will be closely examining different concepts at redeveloping the acres and acres around the old NUMMI plant.
Tesla Celebrates Opening of Fremont FactoryThe reopening of the former NUMMI auto plant in Fremont under the auspices of Tesla Motors marks an important milestone for California manufacturing and for the electric car maker, company officials said.
Tesla Motors Unveiling Revamped Fremont NUMMI PlantElectric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is unveiling the retooled factory in Fremont where it plans to produce its Model S sedan in partnership with Toyota.