SEC has also charged Tesla for failing to have the required disclosure control and procedures over Musk's tweets. Tesla will also name two new, independent directors to its board.
Moreover, Both Tesla and Musk will pay $20 million in fines that will be distributed in a court-approved process to the investors that were potentially harmed by Musk's Twitter activity.
But the key outcome is that Musk gets to continue as CEO, and in the role that as the visionary, evangelist and, well, the driver and inspiration to develop new products, new strategies and plot the end of the fossil fuel era. It's a rare piece of good news in what has been a tumultuous few weeks for the company.
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Tesla, which has repeatedly fallen short of its own manufacturing targets, probably will finish the quarter making 53 457 Model 3s, according to the Bloomberg Tracker, an experimental tool to monitor the rollout by using vehicle identification numbers to estimate production in real time. "The resolution is meant to prevent further market disruption and harm to Tesla's shareholders".
Tesla is now valued at about US$51.8 billion in the stock market, taking back the title of the top USA automaker by market capitalization from General Motors Co.
Musk said in a tweet in May that the company would need to sustain production of 5,000 Model 3s per week to make a profit on the critical vehicle and to survive.
"Ignore all distractions. One more hardcore weekend and we will all be victorious", Musk wrote in the first email sent Friday Sept. 28. There remain significant opportunities to grow the addressable market for Model 3 by introducing leasing, standard battery and other lower-priced variants of the auto, and by starting worldwide deliveries. The second is a series of class-action lawsuits filed by investors who say they lost money due to the market volatility after Musk's statements.