Tesla Motors, the guys with the all-electric sports car, have set a goal of manufacturing 800 cars in their first production year.
The company has already taken deposits for more than 560 2008 Tesla Roadsters, according to a spokesman. The cars sell for $98,000 after a recent price hike from $92,000. If they sell all 800, that will lead to revenue of around $76 million, by my math (average price of 95K x 800).
The company has raised more than $40 million in venture funding.
The Roadster runs on lithium ion batteries and can go from zero to … Read more