As if he hadn’t had enough, Elon Musk will find himself in court later this week to defend his $56 billion salary package against claims by Tesla shareholders that he was rigged with easy performance targets. .
And that’s not all ! On Tuesday in Los Angeles, a Tesla Model S owner stands trial for manslaughter in a case that experts say is the first-of-its-kind legal test of whether a human driver is responsible in a car equipped with advanced driver assistance technology. the driving. like Tesla’s autopilot.
Taken together, the twin trials represent a critical test for Musk’s multitasking skills
Taken together, the twin trials represent a critical test for Musk’s multitasking skills. He will speak at a trial, and while Tesla won’t face charges in the manslaughter case, the company’s top aides will certainly follow his developments. Musk’s acquisition of Twitter has already done much to diminish both his wealth and his personal brand. Depending on the results of these cases, the reputation of its main revenue-generating company – Tesla – could also be eroded.