“Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur, has lashed out at Apple‘s ambitions to make a car that could rival his Tesla electric vehicles,” Hannah Kuchler reports for The Financial Times.
“Mr Musk said Apple had only hired Tesla engineers that the carmaker had fired, dismissing the idea they were important employees,” Kuchler reports. “‘We always jokingly called Apple the ‘Tesla Graveyard.’ If you don’t make it at Tesla, you go work at Apple,’ he told the German newspaper Handelsblatt as he toured Berlin. ‘I’m not kidding.'”
Musk “mocked Apple’s ambitions to build a smart car, laughing and saying: ‘Did you ever take a look at the Apple Watch?'” Kuchler reports. “Mr Musk said that for Apple, designing a car would be ‘the next logical thing to finally offer a significant innovation.’ Taking a dig at the products Apple launched last month, he said: ‘A new pencil or bigger iPad alone were not relevant enough.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Elon, your nerves are showing. You’re not fooling anybody with your false bravado.
As for the “Tesla Graveyard,” you’re whistling past it.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “David E.” and “Rayzor” for the heads up.]