Owners reported their cars weren't connecting to the Internet Wednesday, though the issue appeared to have been resolved a short time later.
The company aims to build a battery that can make the transition to electric vehicles more sustainable.
A court ruled that the companies must make drivers employees. Uber and Lyft say it'll force them to shut down for months.
Uber plans to appeal Monday’s ruling, arguing it adversely affects workers.
Frequent riders said it was like Uber ‘didn’t exist’ anymore. Longtime observers fear riders won’t come back after lockdowns ease up.
Musk had expressed concern about the effect of stay-at-home orders on vehicle production at the company's plant in Fremont, Calif.
The $2.65 billion all-stock deal continues Uber’s aggressive push into food delivery.
The firings came days after other workers who took leave said they received termination letters.
A day before their employment was threatened, the workers had spoken out on their concerns about conditions inside the plant.
The pandemic and nationwide demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd highlight a new risk for gig workers: being arrested by authorities or slapped with a misdemeanor offense for carrying out orders exactly as the companies advise.
Elon Musk defied a public health order so his company could resume building cars in Fremont, Calif., last month.
Uber said it would abide by a new curfew if Lyft acted first.
Officials and analysts are uncertain that ridership could ever return to early 2020 levels.
It was Uber's second round of layoffs this month.
Tesla’s factory reopened Monday, escalating a battle between Musk and the county where Tesla's main production line is located.
It was the second time in months the company made clear its intention to defy the public health order.
The state began investigating after the Washington Post looked into a software loophole that allowed unsanctioned alcohol deliveries on Uber Eats.
Workers have long complained about low wages and the lack of benefits such as sick pay and health care.
An erratic tweetstorm Friday morning sent Tesla shares plunging.