There must have been one helluva marketing meeting to come up with this PR stunt.
"No one believes electric vehicles have pulling power!"
"Let's prove they do!"
"With a 287,000 pound plane!"
Six months later...
On a remote taxiway at Melbourne Airport, a Tesla Model X P100D with the greatest pulling power of any electric passenger vehicle came face to face against the newest star of the Qantas fleet, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
The stunt earned a new Guinness World Record for "heaviest tow by an electric production passenger vehicle," according to CNN Money.
That time we towed a plane with a Tesla
Tesla burned $710m last quarter but hopes to be profitable soon. In the meantime, don’t ask Elon any boring questions! “We’re going to go to YouTube. Sorry, these questions are so dry. They’re killing me.” Instead, Mr Musk took questions from YouTube vlogger and journalist Galileo Russell who was listening to the call. Mr Russell […]
Tesla was extremely upset to learn that the employees who'd been injured and maimed in its factories spoke to Reveal News about the unsafe working conditions and culture of cover-ups at the Tesla plants.
Deep-sky photographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo did the calculations, then managed to catch footage of Starman and the Tesla Roadster that were launched via the Falcon Heavy rocket.
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