Elon Musk said Tuesday that he needed to promote Tesla to Apple in the course of the “darkest days” of the Mannequin 3 rollout however that CEO Tim Prepare dinner “refused” to take the assembly.
Musk dished concerning the proffer in response to a tweet about how Apple has reportedly reignited its desire to make and sell an electric, autonomous vehicle. He famous that Tesla was price about one-tenth then what it’s now, as the electrical car firm rounds out a outstanding yr the place a meteoric inventory worth run turned it into essentially the most useful automaker on the planet.
Musk has beforehand mentioned that Tesla was “single-digit weeks” away from collapse in 2017 as he directed all the firm’s sources towards ramping up manufacturing of the Mannequin 3 sedan. Tesla in the end survived, and has since gone on to roll out the Mannequin Y SUV and announce new automobiles just like the Cybertruck.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.