Tesla CEO Elon Musk Discusses FSD Technology in Beijing

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Discusses FSD Technology in Beijing

Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, made a surprise visit to Beijing, China, on Sunday afternoon to engage in discussions regarding the rollout of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology with senior government officials. Musk’s visit was shrouded in secrecy, emphasizing the significance of the Chinese market for Tesla, which is poised to become its largest market by the following year.

Meetings with Chinese Officials

During his visit, Musk met with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) to explore potential collaborations and delve into various related topics. This move underscores Tesla’s commitment to strengthening its presence in China and advancing its autonomous driving technologies in the region.

Chinese Premier Li Qiang met with ElonMusk, CEO of the US electric carmaker Tesla, in Beijing on Sunday. Musk said,””We are very happy with our progress in China, it’s going very well, I hope China and US can work together for regional prosperity of the World”.

Optimism for Electric Vehicles in China

Musk’s optimistic outlook on the future of electric vehicles in China was evident during his visit, as he boldly stated that all cars would eventually be electric. This sentiment aligns with Tesla’s mission to drive the transition towards sustainable transportation globally.

Strategic Significance of China

This visit to China comes on the heels of Musk postponing his trip to India, highlighting the strategic importance of China for Tesla’s electric vehicle production and sales. The trip signifies Tesla’s ongoing efforts to navigate the complex landscape of the Chinese automotive market and solidify its position as a key player in the region’s burgeoning electric vehicle industry. Chinese investors and firms own a majority of almost 2,400 American companies employing 114,000 people, about the same number as the combined U.S. staffs of Google, Facebook and Tesla, according to data from MacroPolo.