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Musk wasn't kidding: Tesla board confirms company could go private

Musk wasn't kidding: Tesla board confirms company could go private

Elon Musk's twitter musings that he could take the company private were supported Wednesday morning by a statement from Tesla's board of directors. Issued about half an hour before the markets opened, the six-member board confirmed that Musk had broached the subject last week and that the group had subsequently met several times to discuss Tesla's options. "Last week, Elon opened a discussion with the board about taking the company private.