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Musk says new chip plants will end global shortage next year

The two automotive industry leaders agreed on likely help coming from nuclear electrical power to go over for expanding worldwide energy needs.

“I am astonished by a current go absent of some nations around the world from nuclear energy, which is safe,” Musk stated.

But in their dialogue they averted referring to level of competition difficulties amongst top rated electrical mobility leaders this sort of as Tesla and legacy automakers now investing heavily to increase their lineups of electrified automobiles.

Musk nevertheless thanked Elkann for help Tesla gained amongst 2017 and 2019 from Comau, the robot unit of Fiat Chrysler Vehicles, now part of Stellantis, all through what he named “one of the most agonizing periods” for his company, linked to the launch of Model three creation.

“John helped me a large amount in that period,” Musk stated, introducing Tesla had occur close to personal bankruptcy “half a dozen occasions.”

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares has stated the group, fashioned by way of the merger of Fiat Chrysler¬†and France’s PSA, predicted to reach its European carbon dioxide emission targets this yr with out credits acquired from Tesla.