Director General of the American automaker Tesla Elon Musk said via Twitter that its plant in Alameda County in California resumes production "against the rules".
the Tesla is restarting production today against Alameda County rules. I will be on the line with everyone else. If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 11, 2020
"If someone is arrested, I pray that it was just me," wrote Musk.
on Saturday, the company filed a Federal lawsuit against the County, to extend the quarantine until the end of may. Musk has threatened to move production of the Tesla from California to other States.
In a statement on Monday afternoon, Alameda officials stated that talks with Tesla about plans a more complete opening of the plant.
Musk has received support in the administration of the trump. The Minister of Finance Steven Mnuchin said CNBC on Monday that the California government should allow to access the local economy.
"He is one of the largest employers and manufacturers in California, and California needs to give priority to do everything they need to solve these health problems that it can quickly be opened", - said Mnuchin.
Car company Tesla filed a lawsuit against Alameda County, California, which the authorities did not allow the plant of the automaker to return to work due to quarantine measures, extending the corresponding restrictions until the end of may.
"the Position of the district has left us no choice but to take legal action to Tesla and its employees could return to work. On may 9, we filed the lawsuit asking the court to annul the orders of the district in which they prevent the resumption of the activities of Tesla," - said in soobshenii company.