Volkswagen Denies It’s Interested In Buying Stake In Tesla

One of the world’s largest carmakers, Germany’s Volkswagen AG, denied on Thursday a report that its chief executive officer was interested in buying a stake in Tesla in order to have access to the electric vehicle maker’s battery and software technologies. “The speculation about buying a stake in Tesla made by Manager Magazin is without merit,” a spokesman for Volkswagen told Reuters in a written statement, after Germany’s Manager Magazin had reported earlier that CEO Herbert Diess “would go in right away…