Elon Musk testified at his defamation trial that his ‘pedo guy’ Twitter message was not meant to be taken literally. Photo: AFP

Elon Musk says ‘pedo guy’ tweet was response to ‘unprovoked’ insult, as defamation trial begins

  • Tesla boss had lashed out after British diver Vernon Unsworth, who helped lead 2018 Thai cave rescue, called offer of mini-submarine a PR stunt
  • Musk has apologised for comment, saying he did not know Unsworth was involved in operation to save Thai soccer team
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Elon Musk testified at his defamation trial that his ‘pedo guy’ Twitter message was not meant to be taken literally. Photo: AFP
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Tesla chief executive Elon Musk stands in front of the shattered windows of the newly unveiled Cybertruck, an electric battery-powered pickup truck, at the Tesla Design Centre in Hawthorne, California on November 21. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils ‘Cybertruck’ in demo marred by shattered glass

  • The electric-powered pickup truck starts at US$39,900 and will come in three variants
  • Cybertruck can be ordered with a deposit of US$100, though production is in late 2021
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Tesla chief executive Elon Musk stands in front of the shattered windows of the newly unveiled Cybertruck, an electric battery-powered pickup truck, at the Tesla Design Centre in Hawthorne, California on November 21. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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