Tesla Motors awarded with the Globe Sustainability Innovation Award

Tesla Motors won the Globe Sustainability Innovation Award 2009. The award was presented to Tesla Motor’s Vice President Michael van der Sande by H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, at a ceremony in the Winter Garden of Grand Hotel in Stockholm on June 3rd.

The Jury’s motivation:

“Tesla stood out among the many worthy applicants to the Globe Award for Sustainable Innovation both for its level of impact and for its approach.The Tesla Model S Sedan will be the world’s first highway-capable, mass-produced electric vehicle produced in what is planned to be the world’s greenest factory. The impact of Tesla’s effort reaches well beyond this one car – it sets the stage for a revolution in transportation that could quite literally reduce global petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by more than one third each.”

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