Why Tesla is in California, not Germany

Tom Turrentine, director of the PHEV Center at UC Davis, states several reasons for why Tesla Motors has found more success in California than it would have in Germany, including a higher demand for “clean” cars, a high number of talented engineers, and less competition from existing auto companies.

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