Tesla Gigafactory

Ένας δημοσιογράφος και ένας φωτογράφος της Reno Gazette-Journal θέλησαν να μπούνε παρανόμως στον χώρο όπου η Tesla κατασκευάζει το Gigafactory εργοστάσιό της, αλλά τελικά έγιναν αντιληπτοί από έναν άνθρωπο της ομάδας ασφαλείας του εργοστασίου, τον οποίο και χτύπησαν με το αυτοκίνητό τους.

Η Tesla στην ανακοίνωσή της ισχυρίζεται πως οι δύο υπάλληλοι της Reno Gazette-Journal πιάστηκαν μέσα στον χώρο του Gigafactory από υπαλλήλους της Tesla. Όταν ο υπεύθυνος της ομάδας ασφαλείας της εταιρίας προσπάθησε να καταλάβει τι συνέβαινε (αφού προηγουμένως είχε καλέσει την αστυνομία), οι δύο υπάλληλοι της Reno Gazette-Journal έτρεξαν προς το αυτοκίνητό τους, έβαλαν όπισθεν και προσπάθησαν να φύγουν από το σημείο. Στη προσπάθεια αυτή, παρέσυραν με το αυτοκίνητό τους έναν υπάλληλο της Tesla ο οποίος χτύπησε ελαφρά στο ισχίο, στον βραχίονα και στις παλάμες. Τελικά η αστυνομία έφτασε στο σημείο και συνέλαβε τον οδηγό, με την Tesla να ζητά τώρα οι δύο άνδρες να προσαχθούν ενώπιον της δικαιοσύνης. Η Reno Gazette-Journal έχει την δική της εκδοχή για την ιστορία με την Tesla να κλείνει την ανακοίνωσή της λέγοντας πως υπάρχουν επαναλαμβανόμενες πράξεις καταπάτησης του χώρου στον οποίο κατασκευάζει το εργοστάσιό της.

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Journalists Trespass, Assault Tesla employees at the Gigafactory October 13, 2015

Last Friday at approximately 11:50 am, a Tesla safety manager received a complaint about two trespassers taking pictures at the Gigafactory. The Tesla employee requested assistance and the Storey County Sheriff’s department was alerted.

After locating the two trespassers, the Tesla employee approached them. He asked their names and notified them that they were trespassing on Tesla property. They refused to provide their names, despite the Reno Gazette Journal (“RGJ”) ID credentials hanging from their pockets. They also denied that they were trespassing even though they had climbed through a fence designated with “private property” signs.

The vehicle belonging to the two trespassers was a Jeep marked with RGJ decals on both doors. The two individuals were later identified as RGJ employees.

The two RGJ employees and the Tesla employee were then met at the Jeep by a second safety manager at the Gigafactory. The two Gigafactory safety managers asked the RGJ employees to wait before departing, as security management and the Sheriff’s Department were en route to the scene. Disregarding this request, the RGJ employees entered the Jeep. As the Tesla employee attempted to record the license plate number on the rear bumper, the driver put it in reverse and accelerated into the Tesla employee, knocking him over, causing him to sustain a blow to the left hip, an approximate 2″ bleeding laceration to his right forearm, a 3″ bleeding laceration to his upper arm, and scrapes on both palms.

As the RGJ employees fled the scene, their Jeep struck the ATV that carried the two safety managers. When one of the safety managers dismounted the ATV and approached the Jeep, the driver of the Jeep accelerated into him, striking him in the waist.

Once the Sheriff’s Department arrived on the scene, they arrested one of the RGJ employees for two counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon and advised that both will be charged with trespassing.

We appreciate the interest in the Gigafactory, but the repeated acts of trespassing, including by those working for the RGJ, is illegal, dangerous and needs to stop. In particular, we will not stand for assaults on our employees and are working with law enforcement to investigate this incident and ensure that those responsible are brought to justice.