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The “Hyper” Activity Of Elon Musk

posted 13 Aug 2013, 12:23 by Mpelembe   [ updated 13 Aug 2013, 12:23 ]


Reuters Business Report - Elon Musk is busy and he wants you to know it.

Tweeting that he pulled an all-nighter to make sure designs for the Hyperloop super-speed transport system were ready for unveiling by the end of business on Monday…

By Tuesday morning, his SolarCity unit was announcing plans to snap up a solar panel direct marketing company for $120 million...

And that's on top of overseeing the production and expansion of his popular Tesla S electric car, where sales growth has to live up to expectations priced into a 335 percent rise in Tesla stock price year-to-date.

And he's not done yet. SpaceX, his privately-owned space company, now has 50 missions planned, including a satellite radar launch for Germany.

And if that's not enough, Musk is hinting he somehow found time to change his mind in less than a week, now telling the media he may not be busy enough, and may use his own money and time to make the Hyperloop a reality.

Maybe - another part of his strategy to keep his name and all his companies at the top of the media's watch list.