The 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year has all the features you’d expect from a vehicle that has earned that honor. It has a light body, advanced design, a roomy cabin, and plenty of load capacity. What the Tesla Model S doesn’t have is an internal combustion engine.
The first Tesla S sedans rolled off the Fremont assembly line last Friday.
Friday was an important day for billionaire Elon Musk’s electric-car maker, Tesla Motors. Ten new sedans, called the Model S, rolled out the door during a ceremony at the company’s factory in Fremont.
As more and more consumers become interested in electric vehicles, Tesla Motors in Palo Alto is hoping to lead the foray into the next wave of cars.
The reopening of the former NUMMI auto plant in Fremont under the auspices of Tesla Motors marks an important milestone for California manufacturing and for the electric car maker, company officials said.