Elon Musk appears in court once again to defend Tesla's 2016 acquisition of SolarCity

Tesla founder Elon Musk appeared in court again Tuesday to defend the company's 2016 acquisition of SolarCity.

News 12 Staff

Jul 14, 2021, 12:26 PM

Updated 1,106 days ago

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Tesla founder Elon Musk appeared in court again Tuesday to defend the company's 2016 acquisition of SolarCity. Musk told the court that the acquisition was in order to make Tesla "more than just a car company." He says Tesla's goal is not to just be a car company, but "part of a sustainable energy future." Tesla had purchased the company back in 2016 for $2.6 billion.
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