During the automaker’s fourth-quarter earning report, which revealed that the Model X unveiling earned about $40 million from preorder deposits, and the latest projects the company has been working on, as well.
Tesla is providing the powertrain for the Smart Fortwo electric drive, along with the next Rav4 EV. As for the Smart, Daimler is getting a bit of return on the investment they made in the company, and they have Tesla assisting with creating an electric Mercedes-Benz. No additional information on the Mercedes project has been released yet.
– By: Alexandra Koken