Tesla CEO speaks on the final day of the NGA Summer Event

By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 It’s the final day of the National Governor’s Association summer meeting in Providence and today much of the focus was on innovation. The keynote speaker at the final conference session was Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and Space X. He shared his thoughts on how governors can remain innovative and what he thinks the future holds. Musk’s focus, being innovative in energy and transportation, painting a picture of what he thinks the future of transportation could hold. “Overwhelmingly things are electric, autonomous,” says Musk. Even saying that in 20 years, cars will not have steering wheels. Governor Gina Raimondo even meeting privately with Musk, talking about the impact technology is having on the economy and how to jump on that to create jobs in Rhode Island. “Rather than saying things aren’t going to change, they are going to change and that can be scary but its going to be okay because we’re going to make sure we have jobs of the future in Rhode Island and you have the skills you need to get those jobs,” says Governor Raimondo Meanwhile just outside protestors were calling on the governors to take action on climate change, hopeful that…

Link to Full Article: Tesla CEO speaks on the final day of the NGA Summer Event

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This