The president tweeted on Friday, "Apple will not be given Tariff wavers, or relief, for Mac Pro parts that are made in China. Make them in the USA, no Tariffs!"
On Wednesday, as Tesla announced that it had delivered 95,356 cars in its most recent quarter, it also revealed that Straubel will cede his CTO position to become an adviser to the company.
The results underscore CEO Mike Roman’s uphill climb to stabilize the company, which has faced multiple cuts to its guidance since he took the helm last year.
After stating that the move was part of a way to trim expenses and lower prices of Tesla cars, Musk has offered little explanation for why he keeps tweaking the approach.
About 12,500 jobs, mostly in manufacturing, will be eliminated globally, the Yokohama-based automaker said in a statement Thursday.
The company is studying a range of scenarios in case the timeline for returning the Max lags significantly.