Sources: Bloomberg, The New York Times
quote: If this $100k car can't handle being driven at speeds alot of Americans drive on the highways it's a glorified golf cart.
quote: This evaluation was intended to demonstrate its practicality as a “normal use,” no-compromise car, as Tesla markets it. Now that Tesla is striving to be a mass-market automaker, it cannot realistically expect all 20,000 buyers a year (the Model S sales goal) to be electric-car acolytes who will plug in at every Walmart stop.
quote: This is why plugin hybrids are the future.
quote: I'd not count out fuel cell vehicles in a slightly longer timeframe though
quote: Perhaps just a minor hassle if you own a home, not so minor if you're cruising the highways or live in an apartment. To that end Elon has chosen his market more wisely than Nissan has.