Elon Musk: Tesla will make ‘hundreds of thousands’ of automobiles per yr by 2025

Elon Musk: Tesla will make 'millions' of cars per year by 2025

Whereas the Auto Present’s press preview occasions are winding down, it is time for the Automotive Information World Congress to take over, and tonight it featured a sit-down with Elon Musk. Through the interview Musk answered questions on all the things from the place is the Mannequin X (coming this summer time) as to if or not he is a superb boss (Wall Road Journal says no, Musk says “not on a regular basis.”) He stated that he expects Tesla’s manufacturing to succeed in hundreds of thousands of automobiles per yr by 2025, which is a part of the rationale he is specializing in the Gigafactory (“if it does not drive down the price of batteries, I ought to be fired” says Musk) — extra battery manufacturing shall be wanted first. First nevertheless, he expects the corporate shall be worthwhile by about 2020. You’ll be able to take a look at a number of the quotes collected in tweets after the break, or learn full liveblogs posted by the Detroit Free Press or The Verge.

Elon Musk truly emits a specific frequency of sunshine that renders him resistant to images pic.twitter.com/dzEpDxSnmT

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Elon Musk: I’ve a problem with punctuality (in response to q about Mannequin X delay) says Mannequin X will ship this summer time

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Musk: we’re not actively in search of partnerships. busy with Gigafactory, Mannequin x, Mannequin three

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Musk: Our largest focus is including service facilities (as an alternative of shops) pic.twitter.com/hZE9obko5m

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Musk: I feel I am fairly horrible at getting govt. cash. Tesla received cash 7yrs in for Mannequin S, drive practice.

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Obtained a couple of hundred million from govt. for Tesla, out of four or 5 billion in funding

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Are you a very good boss? Musk: Not on a regular basis. WSJ article yesterday was “BS”

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Musk: Our problem shouldn’t be promoting the Mannequin X, it is producing it reliably, and so on. No advertisements this yr

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

Elon Musk: even when all power for EVs was created by hydrocarbons it will be higher for the setting than fuel. inherently simply higher

– Richard Lawler (@rjcc) January thirteen, 2015

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