Tesla has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for the Model 3 electric sedan. The move underscores Tesla CEO Elon Musk's urgency to get a grip on manufacturing problems that have hobbled the launch of the high-volume Model 3.
Volkswagen plans to reinstate its chief lobbyist, Thomas Steg, who was suspended while the company investigated his role in tests that exposed monkeys and humans to toxic diesel fumes, a German newspaper reported.
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