E-car maker Tesla engineering head, Doug Field, takes break from company
PALO ALTO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc Senior Vice President of Engineering Doug Field is taking a break from work but is not leaving the company, a Tesla spokesman confirmed to Reuters.
“Doug is just taking some time off to recharge and spend time with his family. He has not left Tesla,” the spokesman said .
Bloomberg had earlier reported that Field was taking a break from the electric car maker.
In April, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a tweet that he had asked Field to manage the company’s engineering and production while Musk focused more time on Model 3 production.