A decrease in stock prices would worry even the most ardent minds, but Elon Musk has always been extremely different. He is a man with a vision and he is unafraid to power through with his plans because he already has an end game in mind. After perfectly executing his first set of goals for Tesla over the past decade, Musk has now unveiled his new blueprint for the company, and surely enough, they are going even bigger this time around.

Everything will be autonomous.

The genius billionaire has put forth his intentions to create a fully autonomous driving, car sharing and cargo transport service over the next decade. This concept will be executed in parallel with building up SolarCity and creating an ecosystem that is purely powered by solar power.

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The finer details.

Until this point, Tesla was focusing only on creating an autopilot for cars that would be safe and reliable. The plans to make all their services autonomous involves 6 billion miles of test-driving across various modes of transport in order to fully accumulate the necessary data. Tesla is already covering 3 million miles each day to fulfill the necessity.

Musk also spoke about the development of heavy-duty trucks and high passenger-density urban transport that is currently in progress at their research centers. These vehicles and services are expected to be launched over the course of the next year. The long term plan is to create a Tesla ecosystem that includes the cargo vehicles along with smaller utility vehicles such as buses used in public transport. Musk believes that this system would be safe, convenient and economical for every person involved.

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Shared fleets.

The most fascinating point of the new master plan involves the option of Tesla car owners being able to add their cars to Tesla shared fleets. According to a post shared by Musk on the Tesla website, “You will also be able to add your car to the Tesla shared fleet just by tapping a button on the Tesla phone app and have it generate income for you while you’re at work or on a vacation, significantly offsetting and at times potentially exceeding the monthly load or lease cost.”

He spoke about the specifics of this feature as well, saying “This dramatically lowers the true cost of ownership to the point where almost anyone could own a Tesla. Since most cars are only in use by their owner for 5% to 10% of the day, the fundamental economic utility of a true self-driving car is likely to be several times that of a car which is not.”

A fitting change.

The Tesla Model S was recently named the best car to ever be reviewed by Consumer Reports. The car received a shocking rating of 103 on 100 at first, but the score was later adjusted to a 100 on 100.

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It is clear that the company has the expertise and ability to execute on each of their plans perfectly.

In order to match the vision and new found purpose of the company, the URL was changed from Teslamotors.com to simply Tesla.com. Musk and Tesla have displayed a great deal of concern and intent in moving the world forward, and for the sake of everyone involved, we hope that things move according to plan. #Motors #Science #Environment