Tesla's Musk sells some shares of EV maker, filings show

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SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he visits the construction site of Tesla's gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/File Photo

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Nov 10 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk disclosed in a filing on Wednesday that he had sold shares of the electric-car maker.

Musk said on Saturday that he would sell 10% of his stake if his followers on Twitter approved the move on a poll. read more

The shares were sold to satisfy tax withholding obligations related to exercise of stock options to purchase about 2.2 million shares, according to the filing.

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Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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