• Bloomberg


Elon Musk has engaged in Twitter spats with a long line of folks, from rival automakers to short-sellers and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

He’s at it again, but this time the stakes could be even higher. He’s in a rare public dispute with a critical supplier: Panasonic Corp., the company that makes all of the lithium-ion battery cells that power Tesla Inc.’s electric vehicles.

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