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Elon Musk says Apple hires employees fired from Tesla

Tesla Apple Graveyard

Known to make bold statements, Elon Musk has a new name for Apple – Tesla Graveyard.

Tesla’s Elon Musk, in an interview with Handelsblatt (a leading business newspaper in Germany), has revealed that Apple hires employees which did not make it at Tesla, or who have been fired from Tesla.

To quote him, Mush said, ” “They have hired people we’ve fired. We always jokingly call Apple the ‘Tesla Graveyard.’ If you don’t make it at Tesla, you go work at Apple. I’m not kidding.”, reveals BusinessInsider.

This was his answer when he was asked by the reporter from German newspaper, what does he think about Apple hiring Tesla engineers.

Apple is building a car, which could probably rival the Tesla in the future. But, Elon Musk says that Apple is known for making phones, while making car is a very complex thing.

“Did you ever take a look at the Apple Watch? (laughs) No, seriously: It’s good that Apple is moving and investing in this direction. But cars are very complex compared to phones or smartwatches,” Musk said.

First rides in Model X

Posted by Tesla Motors on Sunday, October 4, 2015

Speaking about the latest Tesla car, the Model X. It is the only all electric SUV in the world today. Powered by the same motors and tech systems which work on the Model S, Model X P90D with Ludicrous Mode does 0-100 kmph in 3.2 seconds, remember its an SUV.

Apart from that, Model X SUV offers outstanding features such as rear falcon wing doors, driver’s door that opens and closes automatically when driver wishes to enter or exit, and many such unique features, which are offered to make life easier for Model X users.



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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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