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Rumor Mill: Tesla partners with Ford?

Discussion in 'Tesla, Inc.' started by tonybelding, Feb 20, 2007.

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  1. Future

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    I do not think that this is accurate (tesla says that its car will be derived from the new BMW 5 series sedan).
     
  2. tonybelding

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    No, they said it will compete witih the BMW 5 series, not be derived from it.

    Tesla's spokemen have already cleared up that rumor, the White Star won't be based on a Ford platform or any other existing platform. It's being designed from the ground up as an electric car. (They noted that the Roadster actually has a few parts sourced from the Ford parts bin, though.)
     

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