Musk hints at GM plant interest on 60 Minutes

|By:, SA News Editor

Tesla (TSLA +0.2%) CEO Elon Musk told 60 Minutes' Leslie Stahl that the company would consider taking over an old GM plant if one becomes available.

On the issue of EV competition from GM and others, Musk  repeated his old manta to Stahl.

"The whole point of Tesla is to accelerate the advent of electric vehicles…sustainable transport and trying to help the environment... It's the most serious problem that humanity faces," said Musk.

The full 60 Minutes interview airs on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. ET.

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