13 Nov '11, 12am

100TH SWISS TESLA ROADSTER ELECTRIC VEHICLE HITS THE ROAD: Tesla Motors… Green Living Guy

Tesla Motors delivered the 100th Roadster in Switzerland to its new owner Martin Meier just four months after the first anniversary of the opening of Tesla’s Zurich Store. The Swiss architect received the keys of his Obsidian Black electric Roadster from George Blankenship, Tesla’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Ownership Experience. “The main reason I bought the Roadster is that I don’t want to explain to my young daughter why I didn’t do more for the environment,” said Meier, who bought the Roadster with his business partner. “From now on, I’ll drive entirely emissions-free with electric power derived from the river next to my house. It feels great to be completely independent of the oil industry.” Switzerland has the highest per capita Tesla ownership of any country. “The fact that Switzerland has embraced the Roadster makes complete sense. Swiss consumers are th...

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