Tesla CEO Elon Musk is denying that the conversation ever took place. He wrote on Twitter today that he and Cook had never spoken or written to each other.
Elon Musk has called everything a lie
Elon Musk has denied a story about Tesla based on an upcoming book in which he tried to replace Tim Cook as Apple’s CEO. The book, titled ‘Power Play, Tesla, Elon Musk and the Bet of the Century’ by The Wall Street Journal reporter Tim Higgins, claims that Musk allegedly became Apple’s CEO in a phone call with Cook in 2016. wanted. who suggested that the iPhone maker be to acquire the electric car maker.
Musk denied any such conversations in a tweet on Friday. Musk posted, Cook and I have never spoken or written to each other. There was a point where I requested to meet with Cook to talk about Apple buying Tesla. No terms of acquisition were proposed.
Indeed. Both Cook & I have been clear publicly that we have never spoken or otherwise communicated. I tried to speak to him & he declined.
Nor have I ever expressed any interest in running Apple to anyone. Cook is, all things considered, obviously doing an incredible job.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 30, 2021
Tesla CEO said, he refused to meet. The price of Tesla was about 6 percent of today’s price. Cook said that, I have never spoken to Allen, although I have great admiration and respect for the company he has built.
Cook responded that Musk had tweeted in December last year that he had offered Cook to sell his electric car company for a tenth of its value during the conflict period in 2017, but the Apple CEO refused to meet him. refused.
Musk said that during the worst days of the Tesla Model 3, he wanted to sell the company. “During the worst days of the Model 3 program, I reached out to Tim Cook to discuss the prospect of acquiring Tesla,” Musk said in a tweet. He refused to take the meeting.
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