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Elon Musk on NPR's Marketplace (12 Oct 2015)

Discussion in 'News' started by AudubonB, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    Coming up momentarily in my time zone.....
     
  2. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Just listened to this on my local station.

    That part that caught me off guard since it's a departure form previous statements was this:

    Musk: I expect to be with SpaceX and Tesla for as long into the future as I can imagine.
     
  3. MsElectric

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    This is good news. I was afraid Elon may devote most of his time to SpaceX once the Model 3 came out...
     
  4. ryanjm

    ryanjm Tesla Podcast Host

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    This is awesome news!
     
  5. Crowded Mind

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    IIRC, he said he would remain the CEO through Model 3 launch and that he would continue to be involved in some capacity after that. So this isn't necessarily a departure. But still good to hear.
     
  6. woof

    woof Model S #P683 Blue 85 kWh

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    Listen to the extended interview (Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The future runs on batteries | Marketplace.org), there's a segment starting at 16:10 discussing Falcon Wing Door design using hydraulic vs. Electric actuators. There were some rumors about switching to electric actuators very late in the game here on TMC. First time I've heard Tesla (Musk) mention hydraulic.
     
  7. Krugerrand

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    Yes, I caught that too, BUT that doesn't mean CEO (of Tesla) into the future as far as he can imagine. He's said before he'd always like to be involved in Tesla, but not as CEO.

    Oh, I see Crowded Mind said that too.
     
  8. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Good interview. Kai Ryssdal is a great host with a cool speaking technique(?).

    So, Elon claims 'Tezzla' is just as right as 'Tessla'.
     
  9. ohmman

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    Yeah, I posted the interview link in that thread before I saw this one, just to add evidence to confirm the rumor.
     
  10. tezzla

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    You rang?
     
  11. nwdiver

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    He wasn't very specific in terms of in what capacity... big difference between being CEO and being on the board...
     

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