Elon Musk denies Teslas used for spying after China’s military bans cars from bases

Elon Musk denies Teslas used for spying after China’s military bans cars from bases

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We would get shut down if we were spying, says boss of electric car maker, after reports about security concerns in Beijing

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk says his company would be shut down if its cars were used to spy, his first comments on news that China’s military has banned Teslas from its facilities.

“There’s a very strong incentive for us to be very confidential with any information,” Musk told a prominent Chinese forum during a virtual discussion on Saturday. “If Tesla used cars to spy in China or anywhere, we will get shut down.”

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