Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The Recode Decode Podcast Interview

There will likely be no Tesla scooter, says Musk, cuz these “lack dignity.”

It’s been an extended 12 months stuffed with nice missteps and, lastly, nice success for Elon Musk and his automaking firm Tesla. As 2019 enters into its closing chapters, the entrepreneur sits down with long-time tech reporter and New York Instances opinionist Kara Swisher for a prolonged dialog. The ensuing Recode Decode podcast (embedded under) offers us a window into Musk’s present way of thinking in addition to perception into what’s occurring at his varied efforts: Tesla, SpaceX, and The Boring Firm, together with some product hints.

We’ll have extra particulars coming, and replace this submit quickly, however right here’s a fast teaser: Musk says the Tesla pickup truck will likely be some type of Blade Runner contraption that may blow your thoughts.

The dialog begins with discuss of Twitter, the platform the billionaire prefers to make use of for a lot of interactions. Should you had been pondering his statements there would now be extra measured, extra filtered, you could be stunned. Whereas half of his settlement settlement with the SEC over the “Fund secured” debacle included a clause that referred to as for a committee to “…pre-approve Mr. Musk’s Tesla-related written communications…,” in follow it appears he'll simply chorus from tweeting “…one thing that may trigger a considerable motion within the inventory throughout buying and selling hours.”

 

Take heed to the podcast, hosted by Kara Swisher, in its entirety under.