Shares of Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) (market cap $2.75 billion), a manufacturer of EV vehicles and powertrain components, are up about 1% at mid-day after increasing 8.5% Wednesday on the news the company plans to raise $217 million through a share offering at $26.35 per share. Some of the proceeds will fund development of Tesla’s Model X crossover vehicle.
This is the second part of my three part interview with Tesla spokesperson Khobe Brooklyn. Here Khobe talks about how Tesla Roadsters are charged, prototypes and partnerships, and what makes Tesla's EV powertrain top tier.
ROBERT GLUCK Briefly describe how the Roadster gets charged with solar, hydro, and wind energy.
Tesla Motors has built its 1,000th production vehicle -- a significant milestone for the only automaker worldwide producing and selling highway-capable electric cars.