Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Tesla Motors
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol TSLA)
Headquartered in: 
California
Major Industry: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry: 
motor vehicles
Penalty total since 2000: 
$50,839,487
Number of records: 
13
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
False Claims Act$29,500,0001
investor protection violation$20,000,0001
wage and hour violation$751,1541
workplace safety or health violation$297,3338
environmental violation$291,0002
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

SOLARCITY; TESLA ENERGY OPERATIONS, INC.; TESLA MOTORS; TESLA MOTORS NV, INC.; TESLA, INC.

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
SolarCity Corporation False Claims Act 2017 DOJ_CIVIL $29,500,000
Tesla Inc. investor protection violation 2018 SEC $20,000,000
Solarcity Corporation wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $751,154
TESLA MOTORS, INC. environmental violation 2010 EPA $275,000
TESLA ENERGY OPERATIONS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $110,863
TESLA MOTORS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $71,000
TESLA MOTORS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $40,400
TESLA, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $26,800
SOLARCITY CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $26,500
TESLA MOTORS, INC environmental violation 2003 EPA $16,000
TESLA MOTORS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $9,370
TESLA MOTORS NV, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $7,000
TESLA MOTORS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $5,400
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