According to today's Washington Post article, David Letterman used his Tesla to drop off his mistress at her place. It must be a good vehicle for such activities; the husband won't hear the motor running! :biggrin:
Tesla has a new Executive Vice President of Vehicle Engineering and Manufacturing, Mike Donoughe, and Industry Veteran
Mike Donoughe, Industry Veteran, Joins Tesla Motors as EVP Vehicle Engineering and Manufacturing
At some point, when we have all the ground transportation problems solved :-), we'll need to figure out what to do about aircraft. Most likely, batteries will always be too heavy for airplanes. I've always thought that's where hydrogen can finally find its place. Even for that application...
Wired Magazine's very negative article on ZAP:
Hype Machine: Searching for ZAP's Fleet of No-Show Green Cars
And another one:
Don't Get Zapped by All Zap's Hype | Autopia from Wired.com
I never really understood why so many people would be so negative about Tesla, claiming they were...
WSJ article about GM and Toyota says they don't see hydrogen becoming viable anytime soon, battery electrics make more sense.
GM, Toyota Doubtful on Fuel Cells' Mass Use - WSJ.com
Hydrogen hype is not yet dead, but certainly fading.
Reuters article on possible timing of a Tesla IPO, partnership on Bluestar.
Also mentions there are 900 Roadster reservations so far.
UPDATE 1-Tesla Motors says may go public this year or next | Deals | IPOs | Reuters