Tesla has disbanded its public relations department, According to Electrek. Tesla’s top brass have confirmed the move to Electrek. Tesla also seems to have some PR managers in Europe and Asia, but the core global team working in the U.S. has been disbanded.
Keely Sulprizio, Tesla’s head of global communications, was the last known Tesla public relations/communications officer to leave in December. After she left, almost all other members of Tesla’s public relations department 10 left or transferred.
Now, the only “official” response the media can get from the company is directly from Elon Musk – mostly on Twitter.