Money for Tesla courtesy of the state of California
Tesla can make as much as $35,000 extra on each sale of its luxury Model S electric sports sedan.
Ahh yes, it pays green to be green.
That sounds like journalism hype. I don't think ICE makers are going to spend 35K so they can sell their 20K cars. I lost interest in the articles cost assumptions when it quoted the Model S at 100K. I can buy one now for 71k. That's a big difference.
While the car does cost a pretty penny I am getting sick of journalists always quoting the most expensive version. I don't see them saying you can only get a Mercedes-Benz for 200K which is the cost of the most expensive one.