03 Jul '12, 7pm

Tesla CEO wins bet with journalist about Model S, but gives $1 million to charity anyway (class act!)

Tesla CEO wins bet with journalist about Model S, but gives $1 million to charity anyway (class act!)

Good Example of How Certain Entrepreneurs Can Make Things Happen Faster Than Anyone Thought... About three years ago, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, and Dan Neil, an automotive journalist now at the Wall Street Journal, made the the following bet at 1000-to-1 odds ($1000 for Neil, $1 million for Musk) because Neil couldn't believe that Tesla, a company without even a factory where to build Model S, could deliver:(1) Series production models of the Tesla Model S have to be delivered to paying customers before the end of 2012. (It was originally 2011, but Neil concedes that Tesla said it wouldn't make that date fairly early, and has since stuck to its 2012 date.) (2) The Model S has to have seven passenger seats, certified as such by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and earn a 4- or 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA. (3) It has to have a battery pac...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/cars/elon-musk-wins-model-s-bet...

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