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Elon Musk interviewed at USA Today

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  1. jeff_adams

    jeff_adams Member

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    Posting from my cell, so I don't have link, but check out USA's Money section. I will try to post link later on (unless someone can beat me to it)
     
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    Definitely a glowing tribute piece, but, lots of time spent pondering how he juggles all of his businesses successfully. His track record is pretty astounding and the author is clearly a fan.
     
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    All this should not get into Musk's head. IMO he should aim for a much larger revolution in the personal transportation industry than what Bill Gates and Steve Jobs did in the personal computing industry.
     
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    He could be aiming for something like that with the Hyperloop. As far as I'm aware, Musk has not shown the paper on it yet but that may be his next project.
     
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    I'm pretty sure he's said that he wouldn't be making it a personal project, but rather he'd put it out there for others to take it up and run with it.
     
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    Well I'm sure he wants to turn it into something he can build with a new company or joint partnership between all this companies. He's said in previous interviews that he has engineers from SpaceX and Tesla actively working on the Hyperloop project.
     
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    That makes sense, hence the "open source" tweet.
     
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    "A Tesla in every garage..."
     
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    I remember Elon said something like; It's not the EVs Tesla makes, it's the EVs other manufacturers make because of Tesla (or something like that).

    So an EV in every garage will do nicely :smile:
     
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    Yeah, in pretty much any interview Elon is in about Tesla, he seems to stress that Tesla is more interested in EV adoption than becoming the "biggest" car company. Tesla is happy to sell the tech to other car companies that want to make EVs. Elon acts like it wouldn't bother him if they sold more EVs than Tesla, as long as it meant fewer ICE (and hybrids too).
     

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