After rumors and suggestions of Tesla's September sales slowing caused the automakers' shares to drop 5 percent Monday, CEO Elon Musk took to social media to shoot down the report. After the tweet, Tesla shares gained more than 2.5 percent in premarket trading Tuesday.
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The Wall Street Journal reported that WardsAuto.com said Tesla's U.S. sales were down 26 percent over the last nine months.
On Tuesday, Musk fired back on Twitter, calling the sales figures quoted in the article "incorrect."