In many ways California is indeed a foreign country. I've often wondered if I should move from Louisiana back to California or perhaps back to the state of Washington.
On Oct 23, 2017 7:57 PM, "Peri Hartman via EV" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > This question was posed on Quora, and I thought I'd pass it along. > https://www.quora.com/Who-made-Tesla-Model-S > Peri > > Who made Tesla Model S? > > (Top Answer) > > I have had the experience with my Tesla Roadster of a man asking me, “Who > makes that car??” and I replied “Tesla.” > > “Yes, but who makes it?” > > “Tesla. Tesla Motors.” > > Still a blank look. Clearly if I had answered Ford, GM, BMW, or Mercedes, > he would have nodded and walked away. Instead there was this “DOES NOT > COMPUTE” look in his face that spoke volumes. I could see him thinking: It > looks like a real car, like something a, ya know, real car company would > build. So what car company, one that I’ve heard of, actually builds it? > > “So it’s a foreign car, then,” he finally said. > > “No, this one was built in Palo Alto, just a few miles away. And the Model > S is built in Fremont. It’s not only an American car, it’s a Californian > car!” > > The questioner wandered away, befuddled and assuming I was either pulling > his leg or out of my mind. > > One argument the Texans have made against allowing sales by Tesla (which > does not use conventional car dealerships) is that they should not > encourage the sales of “foreign” cars. Of course, now that I think about > it, California might as well be a foreign country to a Texan, so maybe it’s > not as ignorant as it sounds. > > I look forward to a day that people do not have to ask questions like "Who > made Tesla Model S?”. > > _______________________________________________ > UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub > http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org > Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group > /NEDRA) > > -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.evdl.org/private.cgi/ev-evdl.org/attachments/20171023/446730bd/attachment.html> _______________________________________________ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)