TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC
Start a Discussionhttps://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/tags/

Ten years ago tonight (7/19/2006) ...

Discussion in 'Tesla' started by bonnie, Jul 19, 2016.

Tags:
  1. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2011
    Messages:
    15,522
    Location:
    Columbia River Gorge
    #1 bonnie, Jul 19, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2016
    ... Tesla unveiled the Tesla Roadster to the public. Tesla Roadster unveiling in Santa Monica Congrats, Tesla!

    A lot has happened in those 10 years. It's a pretty amazing list in a relatively short time. I know I've missed things, add to it. :)
    • Sales of over 2400 Roadsters proved that driving electric could be fun
    • Tesla Factory in Fremont
    • Went public ... yay TSLA stock
    • Model S introduced to market
    • Govt loan paid back early, with interest
    • Superchargers deployed around the world
    • Tesla Stores and Service Centers opened internationally
    • Powerwall
    • Gigafactory
    • Model X
    • Intro of Model 3
    • Big auto manufacturers went from dismissing Tesla & electric cars as a fad, to either producing electric cars to compete or showing prototypes of what is to come.
    How many jobs have been created as a result?
     
    • Like x 7
    • Love x 2
  2. omarsultan

    omarsultan Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2013
    Messages:
    1,480
    Location:
    Northern California
    Over 2 billion electric miles driven...
     
    • Like x 1
  3. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2011
    Messages:
    13,313
    Location:
    Sarasota, FL
    Thousands of new friendships...
     
    • Like x 3
  4. dss33

    dss33 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2016
    Messages:
    153
    Location:
    Seattle
    I was just at a service center and sat there, first admiring all of the cars, but then it struck me, seeing everyone buzzing around, how many high quality jobs that Tesla provides. And this is just the beginning. It must be immensely satisfying to step back every once in a while and see how far they've come and how much they've done.
     

Share This Page