Most of us don’t see the future like Elon Musk. Early in life, the Tesla CEO said he grew obsessed with electric cars, artificial intelligence, clean energy, and software. “I like to make technologies real that I think are important for the future and useful in some sort of way,” he told author Ashlee Vance in his book Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. Today, Musk has combined all four obsessions in his vision of Tesla (detailed in both his master plans). We’ve distilled what’s on Musk’s mind for Tesla’s future in a vision board we imagine only he could make.
Let’s break down each element.