Elon Musk Quotes.
I think there should be regulations on social media to the degree that it negatively affects the public good.
In order for us to have a future that’s exciting and inspiring, it has to be one where we’re a space-bearing civilization.
If you look at space companies, they’ve failed either because they’ve had a technical solution where success was not a possible outcome, they were unable to attract a critical mass of talent, or they just ran out of money. The finish line is usually a lot further away than you think.
So we originally expected to make about 35 gigawatt hours at the cell level and about 50 gigawatt hours at the module or pack level. Now we are expecting to do about 150 gigawatt hours in the same volumetric space as the original design.
Really, the only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment.
My vision is for a fully reusable rocket transport system between Earth and Mars that is able to re-fuel on Mars – this is very important – so you don’t have to carry the return fuel when you go there.
Facebook is quite entrenched and has a network effect. It’s hard to break into a network once it’s formed.
I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.
Starting and growing a business is as much about the innovation, drive and determination of the people who do it as it is about the product they sell.
The goal of Tesla is to accelerate sustainable energy, so we’re going to take a step back and think about what’s most likely to achieve that goal.
A Prius is not a true hybrid, really. The current Prius is, like, 2 percent electric. It’s a gasoline car with slightly better mileage.
If you don’t have sustainable energy, you have unsustainable energy. The fundamental value of a company like Tesla is the degree to which it accelerates the advent of sustainable energy faster than it would otherwise occur.
I’m a Silicon Valley guy. I just think people from Silicon Valley can do anything.
It is definitely true that the fundamental enabling technology for electric cars is lithium-ion as a cell chemistry technology. In the absence of that, I don’t think it’s possible to make an electric car that is competitive with a gasoline car.