Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet’s Waymo

Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet's Waymo

Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet's Waymo

 

Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet's Waymo

Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet's Waymo: WSJ. Tesla’s main technical contact with U.S. safety investigators, Matthew Schwall, has left the electric carmaker for Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar the decision.

 

Schwall, the director of field performance engineering at Tesla, exited the company as the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has been investigating multiple crashes involving the electric vehicles, the newspaper reported. The former Tesla executive began at Waymo last Monday. Read more here.

 

Schwall, who was director of field performance engineering at Tesla, exited the company at a time when the National Transportation Safety Board has been investigating multiple crashes involving the electric vehicles.

On Wednesday, the NTSB said it would investigate a Tesla accident in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that killed two teenagers and injured another - the agency’s fourth active probe into crashes of the company’s electric vehicles.

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