Electric Shock!

By |2018-07-23T16:42:45-07:00September 7th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars, Environmental Protection Agency, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published September 7, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last Wednesday, the latest entrant to the burgeoning electric car market went on sale, the cleverly-named Nissan Leaf.  Rallying around claims of saving the environment and helping the nation rid itself of its dependence on foreign oil, consumers lined up in droves to buy the new commuter car.  In fact, [...]

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The Tesla Business Model: Brilliance or Impending Disaster?

By |2018-07-23T17:03:42-07:00July 6th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published July 6, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last week marked an epic event in the automotive industry when Tesla Motors launched its ambitious effort to raise $185 million through a public offering of 11.1 million shares of stock.  The IPO was historic in that Tesla is now among the ranks of only a small handful [...]

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