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According to, Nikola Motors has lost almost its entire supply chain leadership over the last few months as the situation at the company is starting to look dire.


  1. Why has the founder of Nikola Motors been in the news over the past few years?
  2. Why did the company move away from developing a lot of their core technology to rely on suppliers in the first place?
  3. What parallels does this case have to the Theranos case?


Lambert, F. (2022). Nikola Motors (NKLA) loses it whole supply chain leadership, puts hiring freeze as situation looks dire., Feb. 8 (Retrievable online at