Tesla reportedly fired approximately 200 workers from its autopilot team and closed an office in California. According to , the company notified its employees of the move on Tuesday. Many of the employees concerned were annotation specialists whose work involved evaluating and labeling autopilot data received from customers. Along with the cuts, Tesla closed its location in San Mateo; Bloomberg reports that what is left of the team of 350 people has been transferred to another office nearby.

Tesla did not immediately respond to Engadget’s request for comment. The carmaker did not manage a public relations department .

The layoffs are almost certainly part of Tesla CEO Elon Musk to cut costs in the company before a potential recession. In early June, Musk told employees in an email to the entire company that he had a “super bad feeling” about the economy and that layoffs were imminent. He later he said Bloomberg he plans to cut Tesla’s workforce by about 10 percent over the next three months. The confession came after Musk told remote workers to either lose their jobs. Tesla reportedly misplaced its plan back to the office, with reports that many employees have returned to the company’s facility in Fremont to find that there are not enough parking spaces and desks.

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