regulators have inquired with Tesla Inc. about Chief Executive
Elon Musk’s surprise announcement that he may take the company
private and whether his claim was factual, people familiar with
the matter said.
Securities and Exchange Commission has asked whether Mr. Musk’s
unusual announcement on Tuesday was factual, the people said.
The regulator also asked Tesla about why the disclosure was made
on Twitter rather than in a regulatory filing, and whether the
company believes the announcement complies...