Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S is now available at MPG car rental, which is the provider of the largest variety of green vehicles in Los Angeles, including popular hybrid, plug-in and TDI vehicles.
Model S goes well with MPG’s green image
MPG, headquartered in Venice Beach, California, rents green vehicles to Los Angeles drivers and visitors. Availability of Tesla Model S bodes well with MPG’s image of adopting green technology. Drivers who are committed to bringing down their carbon footprint level and promote sustainability can go for the all new electric Tesla Model S. A report from Benzinga citing a Motor Trend staffer says that Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S uses the electric equivalent of 118 mpg on a road trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, plus electric engines are cleaner than any traditional or hybrid vehicle because they do not emit any gas fumes.
The Model S is equipped with features like keyless entry and engine start. The vehicle also features state-of-the-art door handles that automatically open the door when the driver is near the car. The charging cord is as simple as a mobile charger and is compatible with both 240 volt and 120 volt outlets.
MPG Car Rental provides service to individuals and businessmen who care about the environment. Drivers can select from models like BMW i3, Volkswagen Jetta TDI, Chevy Volt, Honda Insight, Toyota Camry Hybrid, Toyota Prius and large SUVs such as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Chevy Tahoe Hybrid and now Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) as well. Those travelers who wish to own an electric car can get a test ride by MPG under its program MPG Test Drive. If anyone buys the car, then he will be reimbursed for up to four days of his rental period.
Bad press for Tesla as fire goes viral
Last week, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) was in bad press as its Model S fire video went viral over internet taking stock of the company down by around 4 percent to $173.31, which is the lowest since September 18.
Over two days, shares slid around 10 percent raising concern over the clean slate image of Tesla, which commands a market valuation of more than $21 billion. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s stock surged five times this year as the electric car maker recorded its first ever profitable quarter, and is expanding in Europe and Asia.