The 8th edition of the Financial Times event “Future of the Car” started on Monday to examine the “technology, consumer and business model trends forever changing the way cars are made and sold”, FT described.
After a Keynote conversation with JB Straubel and Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO was interviewed on Tuesday by Peter Campbell about Tesla’s ambition to become the largest carmaker on earth. When asked about Tesla potentially making 20 million vehicles by 2030, Musk answered: “It’s an aspiration, not a promise. I think we got a good chance of getting there”.
“There are some raw material restraints that we see coming in Lithium production in about 3 years. I do not see a fundamental scaling constraints,” he added.
FT summit will focus on three main themes: Scaling Electric Vehicles, Hitting Carbon Neutrality Targets, and Building the ‘Personal’ Car. Besides the CEOs previously mentioned, also Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Stellantis, and Volvo will be speaking at the event.