Back in October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed the appointment of Mary "Missy

By all standards, it was a non-news event - except for one small fact

It caught the ire and fury of Tesla's co-founder, chief executive and technoking, Elon Musk

What had them in a tizzy were Cummings's past comments on both Tesla and Musk

What had them in a tizzy were Cummings's past comments on both Tesla and Musk

With the growing list of public complaints and outright recalls against Tesla

In the past six months, Nhtsa has publicly called out Tesla on at least four safety and performance issues.