PHOTO CAPTION: GMO co-founder, CIS Jeremy Grantham came away impressed by his drive of Tesla Model S.

Respected Investor Heaps High Praise on Tesla Model S

Jeremy Grantham, the Co-founder and Chief Investment Strategist of GMO, drove a colleague's Model S from NYC to Boston and returned, saying it was his '#1 car experience.'

Published: 07-Feb-2014

GMO's Jeremy Grantham just put out his latest quarterly newsletter to GMO clients. And in it he has some high praise for Tesla.

In a section titled "Fossil Fuels: Is Tesla a Tease or a Triumph?" he writes that he recently took a drive in a Tesla and it was his "#1 car experience ever."

From Grantham:


Tesla Model S showed rapid battery discharge rates driving along Interstate95 between Washington, D.C. and Norwich, Connecticut.

John Broder finds himself stalled short of a charging station in Connecticut in his first cross-country drive of a Tesla Model S.

Tesla Model S similar to one driven by NY Times reporter John Broder.

Grist's David Roberts argues that instead of obsessing over 'widget' solutions to our energy and transportation problems, we need to rethink the entire system.

Tesla's next act, the Model X will seek to fill another niche, just as other crossover models do.

Part one of series by Mark Rogowsky in which he argues that there is no such thing as a all-purpose automobile. All have their limitations, just like electric cars.


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