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Tesla Hires Aston Martin's Chief Engineer

Tesla Hires Aston Martin's Chief Engineer

Tesla Motors today announced the hiring of Aston Martin's chief engineer to become Tesla's VP of engineering: http://ir.teslamotors.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=762317

Benz | May 6, 2013

He is chosen because he seems to have the qualities which are required for Tesla Motors to reach it's future goals.

FLsportscarenth... | May 6, 2013

Smart guy! He knows where the future is... Wonder if he drives a P85 these days?

alexzone007 | May 6, 2013

i hope can hire me:(((

FLsportscarenth... | May 6, 2013

I think many of us would love to work for Tesla...

David70 | May 6, 2013

FLsportscarenth

"Wonder if he drives a P85 these days?"

I wonder if he's been given a P+ for signing on.

FLsportscarenth... | May 7, 2013

Sure, maybe... A great signing bonus!

If I was the CEO of a large multinational I would provide P85s to my best managers as a perk. You have to motivate your best people right?

Brian H | May 7, 2013

I attended a delivery in Canada, and John has delivered over 200 here, but doesn't have one himself. He agrees he should get one as a perk! :)

FLsportscarenth... | May 8, 2013

Leadership by example, every Tesla executive should be driving a Roadster or Model S, employees should be able to put aside a portion of their paycheck to 'save up' for a Model S then be able to buy one at cost. It is not just esprit de corps but a legitimate marketing tool...

Preferred employee parking with chargers for employees driving a Model S or Roadster to work.

Jewsh | May 9, 2013

@ Brian:

"I attended a delivery in Canada, and John has delivered over 200 here, but doesn't have one himself. He agrees he should get one as a perk! :)"

He did a great job delivering our car. We could all chip in and spare some change to get Jon a new ride. :-)