Elon Musk Speculates on Electric Future, Including Flying Cars

Tesla CEO responds to questions during ew York Times's Dealbook Conference, including flying cars and Model S battery fires.

Published: 14-Nov-2013

If you subscribe to computer scientist Alan Kay's line of thinking that the best way to predict the future is to invent it, it's probably best to listen up when Elon Musk is asked to gaze years ahead in time.

Interviewed at The New York Times's Dealbook Conference today by Andrew Ross Sorkin, who repeatedly questioned Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, about three recent fires in Tesla automobiles, Musk largely shrugged off headlines on the accidents as "misleading" and the number as statistically insignificant. He said no Tesla recall is in the near future.

In the more distant future, he had broader predictions.

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