Riley Merkel, Contributor
October 22, 2012 | 2 Comments
Though the company is less than 10 years old, Tesla Motors has made great strides in the automotive industry. The producer and innovator of electric, sustainable vehicles is changing the way we view cars and energy sources. Not convinced of Tesla Motors' vast potential? Take a look at these seven ways the company is already changing the auto game.
And we don’t just mean desirable to people bent on saving the planet. Tesla’s electric cars are sleek and attractive, while providing power that you’d expect from a traditional, gas-guzzling sports sedan. The Model S, for example, has been compared to the Jaguar XF and the BMW 5-series. And it’s not at all dinky. The four-door vehicle can carry five adults, as well as two children in back jumpseats. Tesla is proving that electric cars can be just as functional and handle just as well as any other car, a necessary step if electric cars are ever going to make their way into the mainstream.