America to Fully Switch to EVs by 2030

As far as Tesla owners are concerned, the future will most likely belong to electric vehicles. Or at least, that's what they hope to happen because CEO Elon Musk made one of the most optimistic predictions we have ever heard: by 2030, the United States will sell only electric vehicles, while the majority of cars to be driven on the nation's roads by 2050 will be powered by batteries.

Of course, that sounds a little bit exaggerated so we won't comment on these statements anymore, but focus on more realistic forecasts, such as the one regarding Tesla's models.

Musk said that the Model X SUV, which is going to be "cooler" than any other SUV out there, will see daylight later this year, even before the Model S that's periodically brought in the spotlights through new technological milestones the company is reaching.

“I’m hopeful we will unveil a prototype toward the end of next year. When it will go into production is harder to predict because we want to make sure the Model S production line is operating smoothly before we introduce another variant,” Musk said in an interview in late 2010. “But certainly within two… in less than two years when we start Model S production, we will have the Model X.”

And, according to GigaOm, Tesla's plans aren't stopping here. Another "mainstream" vehicle will follow in approximately four years and Tesla wants to make it really affordable, so a price tag of around $30,000 is very likely. As for Model S, Elon Musk continues his super-entushiastic tone:

"It’s arguably the most advanced car in the world," he said according to the aforementioned source.
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Bogdan keeps an eye on how technology is taking over the car world. His long-term goals are buying an 18-wheeler because he needs more space for his kid’s toys, and convincing Google and Apple that Android Auto and CarPlay deserve at least as much attention as their phones.
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