According to recent reports, Elon Musk’s Tesla forced employees to “renew their vows” to the company, and the company’s recent claims that the Tesla Model 3 is the “safest car” have been debunked by the NHTSA.
Bloomberg reports that a Tesla confidentiality document currently facing a legal challenge by the National Labor Relations Board has revealed paranoia within the company over recent leaks to the media about Tesla’s internal practices.
Tesla also recently claimed that its Model 3 vehicle is the safest car ever tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a claim now being pushed back on by the NHTSA itself.
While the Model 3 was issued a five-star safety rating by the NHTSA in September, this puts the car on the same tier as the Honda Civic and the Toyota Camry.
Tesla issued a blog post relating to the safety rating which says “…We engineered Model 3 to be the safest car ever built.