SEC stops short of asking for his removal as CEO.
Has he ever followed this requirement? Tesla's one-word answer: 'No'
VW, which settled with the feds and paid fines, says 'the SEC is now piling on.'
Agency's contempt move 'smacks of retaliation and censorship,' they say.
Contempt bid over his tweeting lands in federal court today
War breaks out again between the two as he has to explain himself to a judge.
Points to his failure to get pre-approval of tweets, which he agreed to do.
They join the board as independent directors.
But as far as company knows, investigations have not found anything wrong.
'Tesla's philosophy has always been to set truthful targets'
Has no manufacturing experience, board role was opposed by some.
'Like Lehman, we think the deception is about to catch up to TSLA'
'Shortsellers Enrichment Commission,' really?
Musk pays fine, ousted as Tesla chairman.
Tesla chief reportedly hires defense lawyers.
Some analysts think he might actually have to resign.
Says Musk 'knew or was reckless in not knowing' he was misleading investors