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Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on May 9 to announce the company will be moving its California-based headquarters to Texas or Nevada, and file a lawsuit against Alameda County.

May 8 will see a major shift for some businesses in the state, while others hopeful of reopening continue to face uncertainty as to whether and when they'll be able to open their doors to the public again.

Counties across California will have the option to ease stay-at-home orders starting next week---but only if they meet a laundry list of requirements surrounding coronavirus case counts, testing and hospital capacity, state officials said May 7.

Tesla’s Fremont factory, which is responsible for the manufacturing of the Model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y, may be able to resume some of its operations earlier than expected.

LIQUI MOLY announced it has partnered to provide motor oil to Seattle area repair shops for free oil changes to more than 150 area health care professionals.

Tesla could drop its plans to call some workers back to the Fremont, CA, factory after counties in the San Francisco Bay Area expressed plans to extend stay-at-home orders through the entire month of May and possibly into June.

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