27 Jun '11, 5pm

Tesla Roadster Production Ending in Two Months - Gas 2.0 #tesla

Tesla Roadster Production Ending in Two Months - Gas 2.0 #tesla

Would-be Roadster buyers have just two more months to place their orders before production ceases and Tesla’s facilities are retooled for the Model S, due out in 2012. First hitting the roads in 2008, to date Tesla has sold over 1,650 Roadsters across North America, Europe, and Asia, which is pretty impressive for an electric car upstart that does zero advertising. Between these vehicles, Roadsters have racked up over 10 million clean miles between them…so the technology definitely works. And while Tesla has yet to turn a profit, the company has been able to leverage the publicity (if not sales) success of the Tesla to form partnerships with Toyota, whom they are developing an electric Rav4 with, as well as Mercedes, whom they sell batteries to.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2011/06/27/tesla-roadster-production-endi...

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