Speaking at the 2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk throws a lot of cold water on the idea of more Model S battery swaps.
Ford shareholders are supportive of the company's recent performance, and CEO Mark Fields is looking forward to big changes in the auto industry over the next 15 years.
Tesla's Elon Musk gets emotional over NADA during shareholder meeting, will make next big announcement June 20
Elon Musk, the co-founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, is very passionate about the electric vehicle company he runs. If ever there was any doubt, it was erased yesterday during the yesterday's shareholder meeting.
Considering the sorry state of financial affairs that GM appears to be in, it seems extremely unsurprising that the board would like to see some big changes made at the very top of the company. What is a little shocking, though, is just how soundly the specific proposals were rejected. For instance, a proposal sponsored by John Chevedden of Redondo Beach, California, which would
Two activist shareholder groups who work together in an attempt to force automakers to care about green issues - the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and the Investor Network on Climate Risk Network (which includes the Connecticut State Treasurer's office) - have backed off of Ford. The groups are pleased with Ford's announcement that details how it will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent in the next dozen years. The groups had targeted FoMoCo for a shareholder resolution
You can imagine that for most automakers in today's market, shareholder meetings are about as fun as finding out your CUV only got 4 stars from the NHTSA instead of 5. Toyota has often been the exception to the rule, and its recent shareholder meeting went down unlike any other today in Toyota City, Japan. Rather than the normal bitching and moaning from shareholders about what management didn't do or should've done, the Toyota board was regaled with praise from its shareholders. One woman was r