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2020-05-15T07:33:25+00:00
Ferrari is exploring the possibility of competing on IndyCar
2019 Ferrari Formula One car, driven by Sebastian Vettel
2019 Ferrari Formula One car, driven by Sebastian Vettel Credit: Artes Max (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0)

Ferrari Formula One team principal Mattia Binotto said on Thursday that the Scuderia is exploring the possibility of entering the IndyCar series.
Formula One’s new budget cap of $145 million for teams from 2021 would lead to staff being made redundant and the Italian carmaker was looking at options to ensure its employees retain their jobs.
"Ferrari feels a lot of social responsibility towards its employees and we want to be sure that for each of them there will be a workspace in the future," Binotto told Sky in Italy.

Transportation • Cars & Automobiles
2020-05-12T10:59:15+00:00
Tesla opens California factory - defies Alameda County order

Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that Tesla has reopened its factory in California and that he'll work "on the line with everyone else", claiming in a second tweet that the state of California has permitted the re-opening, but claims that "an unelected county official illegally overrode" the decision without providing further proof.

Transportation • Cars & Automobiles
2020-05-10T10:15:24+00:00
Musk announces that Tesla will move headquarters from California to Texas/Nevada

The CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, has announced in a tweet that the company will move its headquarters from California to Nevada, Texas. Musk also questioned if the manufacturing plant in Fremont will keep operating in the future after he complained about the Alameda county regulation that all but essential businesses are not allowed to operate until the end of May, due to the coronavirus.