In case you haven't been paying close attention, things at Tesla Motors
have been in a bit of an upheaval of sorts as of late. We've been following the story of the Silicon Valley startup since its inception and have seen the roller coaster ride make its various ups and downs
along the way. From the first set of specifications and images of the electric Roadster though the initial round of funding provided by Elon Musk
and the subsequent removal
of Martin Eberhard, a company founder who has still not gotten
his own Roadster, there has been a sense that Tesla may have gotten in a bit over its head, a bit too soon. Now that vehicles are (very slowly) rolling out the doors, it's a good time to sit back and reflect on what it took to get the Roadster to this point, and that is exactly what Fortune magazine has done. Click here
for their entire article.
A few juicy details were mentioned in the article, especially related to the upcoming Model S
. As you may be aware, the new mid-size sedan is now expected to be built in California
, but the most interesting tidbit from the article is that the new model
may in fact be a hatchback. Score one for practicality, and consider us even more interested in seeing the new model in the flesh.