Elon Musk, the co-founder of PayPal and Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), and founder of SpaceX, has a keen ability to make good predictions.

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Though not always accurate, many of his predictions are eerily on target -- especially for Tesla. For the most part, Musk has been able to stay on schedule with his original plan for the electric car manufacturer.

Perhaps Tesla's soaring stock price has emboldened Musk's forecasting spirit, because he's made quite a few bold predictions lately. Though they should be taken with a grain of salt, four of his recent predictions are worth pondering, says Fool contributor Daniel Sparks in the video below.

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