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Blog Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

Discussion in 'Autonomous Vehicles' started by TMC Staff, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. TMC Staff

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    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned Tuesday, leaving the helm of the ride-hailing company he founded after reports of sexual harassment, discrimination and unsavory business practices at the company. The New York Times first reported Kalanick’s decision. According to the report, Kalanick’s move came after significant pressure from the company’s investors. He will remain on the...
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    This seems like a prime target for greedy activists to take over a wealthy company, so they have more power, control, and money. The reason Tesla doesn't fall victim to that is that Elon rules with an iron fist. He says things like "I will never leave the company" and things like that.
     
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    Good he doesn't care about Tesla anyway, it is old hat to him. He is on to bigger and better things like space rockets and tunnels and hyper loops. He has proven he can do it why should he be bothered with day-to-day stuff?
     
  5. stopcrazypp

    stopcrazypp Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately, that article falls under this:
    Betteridge's law of headlines - Wikipedia

    The direct quote is supposedly a Reuter's interview in 2013 where he said "stay with the automaker through the successful launch of the Model 3".
    This seems to be thread discussing the video:
    Musk: Time to tackle dealer dispute (Reuters TV)
    Working video link:
    Musk: Time to tackle dealer dispute
     
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