Elon Musk has said that Tesla will succeed with its talented team even if it is “abducted by aliens” or “returned to its home planet.” He reassured shareholders who are worried that Musk may step down from his position at Tesla if he is forced to buy Twitter, the Daily Mail reported. Musk said during a question-and-answer session at Tesla 2022. at the annual shareholder meeting held Thursday at the company’s headquarters in Texas.
In response to a question from Tesla Bull and Future Fund managing partner Gary Black, who asked Musk about the succession and “especially when you’re the judge who’s going to decide in a couple of months whether you have to take over Twitter. “, Tesla’s CEO told the audience that he “doesn’t want to be clear,” according to a report in the Daily Mail. Musk also stated that he was not worried about the fate of Tesla, as the company would continue to do well even if it was “abducted by aliens”. He pointed out that 10 years ago, Tesla had less than 3,000 cars, and now it has three million. Musk further questioned the number of cars Tesla will have in 10 years. In response, one person in the crowd said, “300 million,” Musk laughed and said, “100 million is quite possible.”
Twitter filed a response to Musk in court
Notably, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has offered to buy the social media platform for $44 billion. But he pulled out of the deal, arguing that Twitter had not provided adequate information about the number of fake accounts on the site. Twitter filed a lawsuit against Musk in a Delaware court asking him to close the deal. Twitter declined to accept Musk’s claim in court Wednesday that it failed to share necessary information or misrepresented information about its business, according to a news release. The lawsuit between Twitter and Musk is set to go to trial on October 17. Twitter issued its own response to Musk before the Tesla CEO filed counterclaims. Musk reportedly accused the company of fraud and “delay tactics” and providing “sanitized and incomplete information” about spam accounts. But Twitter said Musk was only giving reasons for pulling out of the deal.
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