Tesla the Car Company of the Future
How Elon Musk Turned Tesla Into the Car Company of the Future Magazine
The man from PayPal puts his money on the accelerator!!
"....Now, on his second visit to the plant—his first as its owner—Musk is trying to get his bearings. Just five weeks earlier, Tesla had gone public, netting $238 million and making it the first American car company to complete an initial public offering since Ford in 1956. As a result, the company has access to more than $700 million, a significant portion of which will go toward retrofitting the facility. It’s a daunting task. Musk walks past row after row of motionless robotic drills. A multiton crane stands idle beside a 60-foot-tall steel press. The ceiling soars high overhead, making even the press look somehow small. For a moment, Musk appears overwhelmed by what he’s gotten himself into.
“Holy crap, this place is big,” he says, but then he flashes a smile. “It’s perfect.”
An inspired story ive followed for 4 yrs now: