Tesla designs and manufactures premium electric vehicles and energy storage units. The Co-founders are Martin Eberhard and Elon Musk, owner of Space X. The first car sold by Tesla was the Roadster. Tesla currently produces the Model S sedan and is taking reservations for the Model X SUV. The vehicles are produced in Fremont, CA. They are sold in many countries including China. In a partnership with Panasonic Tesla is creating a gigafactory to produce batteries.
I had dinner the other night with a wealthy car collector. Whether this person talks cars or politics, it is done with passion. At one point in the dinner, the conversation turned from politics to cars. He told me he owned a Tesla, an all-electric car initially owned by very wealthy people, now trickling down [...]