Plan also includes incremental steps mandating more than a third of 2026 car sales in the western US state be zero emission, and over two-thirds by 2030.
The move, which is intended to help achieve Europe's climate objectives, has also been defined as a "necessity" in the face of competition from China and the United States.
Tesla joins Oracle, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Toyota Motor in moving its headquarters to Texas which has cheaper labour and less stringent regulations than California.
The car registration office in the town of Zubin Potok was set ablaze and two hand grenades were thrown at the civil registration office in the town of Zvecan.
Various industries dependent on semiconductors have faced supply disruptions as chip makers have cut back production in the wake of pandemic.
"An autonomous car is a robot and so there are a lots of things you can do with autonomy; we will see what Apple does," Cook said in an interview.
Nine member countries have written to the European Commission, saying the current CO2 standards need a "significant strengthening", and the EU must also bolster charging and refuelling infrastructure for zero-emission vehicles.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to pull the company’s factory and headquarters out of California in an escalating spat with local officials who have stopped the company from reopening its electric vehicle factory.
Environmental activists are up against Tesla and the law as they try and stop the march of capitalism on their environment.
In rearranging its global operations, GM is accelerating its retreat from unprofitable markets, becoming more dependent on the United States, China, Latin America and South Korea.
Tesla is counting on the Model 3 to help the company become profitable on a sustainable basis and transform it from a niche player to a heavyweight in the automobile industry.
The announcement gives a boost to Britain's automotive sector hit this year by Honda and Ford's plans to close factories.
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