Tesla is cutting 9 percent of its workforce, wants fully autonomous cars by August

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Embattled electric carmaker Tesla is laying off more than 4,000 workers — 9 percent of its workforce — in its push for profitability.

The cuts are mainly salaried workers whose roles were duplicated, according to Bloomberg, which first reported the news Tuesday afternoon.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk posted the details of the “difficult, but necessary Tesla reorg” on his Twitter feed:



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