Former Tesla employees brought stolen documents to self-driving startup Zoox
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Self-driving startup Zoox has admitted that four of its employees took confidential documents from their previous employer Tesla, according to a statement issued after the company settled a lawsuit this week over the matter.
“Zoox acknowledges that certain of its new hires from Tesla were in possession of Tesla documents pertaining to shipping, receiving, and warehouse procedures when they joined Zoox’s logistics team,” the startup said in a statement to Reuters. Zoox says it will pay Tesla an undisclosed amount of money and will perform an audit to “ensure that no Zoox employees have retained or are using Tesla confidential information.”
Zoox says it “regrets the actions of those employees,” and says it will also “conduct enhanced…