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Tesla: Elon Musk ‘rather hates’ being company boss

BBC News

July 12, 2021

Elon Musk has revealed that he does not enjoy being the boss of Tesla.

“I rather hate it and I would much prefer to spend my time on design and engineering,” he told a US court. Tesla’s billionaire founder was speaking at the start of a trial where he is accused of pressuring the firm’s board members into a $2.6bn (£1.9bn) deal to buy a solar panel firm.

Shareholders claim the carmaker’s money was wasted on buying SolarCity, which – they say – was running out of money.

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