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Fox Business as we have a -- -- -- for Mars down to let's just say Missouri.
You are preparing.
That's your take on.
A cross country trip in a Tesla model S show us where you are right now in Hawthorne California and and I guess I'm gonna ask you you know are you taking route 66 what -- -- taking and will there be enough -- charging stations.
Are you building out -- right now.
We are we're pulling out -- a nationwide network of -- charges to enable fast convenient charging anywhere in the country.
So by the end of this year we expect to have the north south routes covered on the coasts and also the -- the cross country -- from LA to New York.
And by the end of next year you'll be able to go virtually anywhere in the country to -- using it because the super -- network which is which is free to model lets customers.
OK I just saw big wind down the middle of the country where they're -- looked to be a lot of super chargers on -- map but we made so.
Thank you here's your shot talked to America not just what people perceive there's this perception that test was a relief for.
Californians -- New Yorkers East Coast West Coast what about all Americans make that case.
Well I think a lot of the the premier manufacturers.
Don't think that business -- significant market full premium cars in in middle America.
I think there is actually and particular market really seriously and and that's part of the reason why I wanna do a cross country trip to go through through the middle of the country.
It's sort of like -- whistle stop tour.
Meet people in.
I'm calling us up like twenty states.
And show them.
You know as an example of an American car.
That's designed it's not just designed that in America it's actually manufactured here.
And and it's one that's that's received the the consumer reports 99 -- a hundred best score ever a high safety rating ever and they try to convince people like -- bishops picket fence on on this car it's her.
I think it's it's been awhile since American cars were and an American -- was was considered the best in the world than.
They're really have it has that sued to have.
Been given that rating by consumer reports and by motor trend and and -- -- right.
But that's a great point like I don't -- -- viewers are right there in the middle of the country go ahead.
A concession gave the -- as high as it is to to use the super -- it's really like it's like play again.
That I have that hair dryer plating a -- -- super is it.
Competitive and as you do that that you know you're fighting it and I've really wanna ask you about the fact that it -- that that's all it did you just look at and it starts to chart drank a bit.
It was one year ago we -- that you and I walked around that plant in Fremont California made in the USA and we talked I found -- so funny a lot of our viewers that resonated with them.
Because at the time some 48%.
-- -- your -- -- -- the shorts were circling around you at the same time our own Charles Payne one of our real stock pickers here.
At Fox Business with defending the stock it was a 28 dollars around some period of that time.
And and sure about the -- got -- now just just 32% of the foot shorter but it could certainly come down.
Will you -- the short throng in the end because there's some who still say that even your chief financial officer was saying -- the little complicated to look at how the finances are figured out here.
Yeah I mean I think that that's.
I think that group but there -- really.
Good story in the long term for Tesla.
Of of civic a valuation right now is assuming.
A lot of good execution on our part in the future.
We're gonna do our best who were caught and make sure -- events is not just pointed.
And they look at some very exciting products coming out.
-- And I think.
You know in the past I said there it it's it's really crazy just short Tesla.
Is it's a crazy Schwartz has the right now I mean it's not it's not as crazy bit.
But I still think it's probably not a good idea.
Probably not a good idea -- listen it's because also we're we're looking not only at the model lesson by the way I have to ask you will you exceed it.
Your sales targets by year end of the bottle less.
Well we always aspire to to -- out targets.
What we'll see if if that's that's what happens but it's you know I'm I'm -- optimistic that we'll be able to your to do your do okay on that front.
What will be the -- -- for the model XS UV which we also talked about last year.
The model X -- But we're we're hoping to bring that its markets at the end of next year and then achieve volume production in 2015.
And model X will be as as you know it's been an SUV gonna miss you version of them of the model that's so so slippery here vehicle.
And it's really the generation car that'll be more of a mass markets car.
That's the point where should they will be able to produce a long range car that is compelling and affordable.
And that's that's that's really the but the main break through that we've been trying to achieve from beginning of -- And I you know something that I that think this is maybe worth noting is that it in every.
-- we make on selling model yes we we pour that into R&B and into.
-- up the factory in them and improving the technology.
Towards producing an affordable.
Compelling mass market cars.
There whereas -- senator defiant.
Says BMW or -- -- subject that -- -- the money that's.
That's it's a course makes and that is not going into producing.
Affordable it's manslaughter cars but in our case that it -- is so I think.
You can give fueled by the -- -- should should feel good and secure in the knowledge that's what we're gonna -- I know you're busy guy -- -- get back to your rocket launch preparations but you've got to -- if you've -- -- us what you've got the -- per loop let's not forget that as we finish up.
What do you say to investors and shareholders a little worried that -- -- to them.
Well I'm actually that's why I I just explicitly said when I.
Unveiled a hybrid design that's.
I'm gonna remain focused on -- as -- and SpaceX is not because.
I don't think the outlook is good read but I do have an obligation.
To do my best for -- has -- SpaceX.
And if I take on yet yet another thing if it will be difficult to do so.
So I'm hopeful that others will take up but have we project or something like -- -- because I think there will be great to have something revolutionary.
On mass transportation front.
Do you love must live from SpaceX headquarters in for Hawthorne California with some good luck with the trip good luck with the rocket launch good luck with solar city -- But piper when there's so much.
Good luck and thank you once again for being one of our originals of three days in the valley Elon Musk thank you so much Davis -- -- you what it what it.
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