Former Tesla CEO Gets his Roadster
We recently reported that Tesla Roadsters had started shipping, and now we learn that Martin Eberhard, co-founder and former CEO of Tesla Motors, just got his electric Roadster. He blogged about the experience and posted a few photos (more below). It seems to have been an almost religious experience for him:
"The sun had just come over the trees, and its distinct orange stripes lit up the yard. The matching orange panels in the seats screamed Sit Here! Drive me, Baby! Who am I to refuse such an offer?"
100% Powered by the Sun
Trivia: Martin's house is equipped with a 5.2kW solar panel system. This means that he'll be driving around on the sun's power, with some left over to power his house.
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