Elon Musk responds to question on Uber tie-up with six-second silence


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“I don’t think I should, uh, answer it.”

When asked about a potential tie-up with ride-sharing service Uber on an earnings call thi sweek, Telsa’s Elon Musk responded with an earth shattering silence of six seconds before dodging the questionTechCrunch captured audio of the moment in a post on its site

At a panel last month, Uber board member Steve Jurvetson made passing reference to a comment from Uber CEO Travis Kalanick who said if Tesla made 500,000 autonomous cars by 2020, he’d buy them all.

During the call, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas asked Musk “is this a real business opportunity for Tesla, supplying cars for ride-sharing firms or does Tesla just cut out the middle man and sell on demand electric mobility services directly on its own platform?” Read more…

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