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Today's Model S launch marks a monumental moment in Tesla's short history. Skeptics have criticized CEO Elon Musk from the start, claiming that financing issues and delays in production would continue to drag on this upstart company in a highly competitive American market. However, Tesla's Model S could position the company to target a more mass-market audience. In related news, a significant announcement was made today that could make the Tesla sedan more attractive to a broader market. Find out about the recent developments in the video below.

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Isaac Pino has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Lyons George has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Tesla Motors and Wells Fargo, and has the following options: short APR 2012 $21.00 puts on Wells Fargo, short APR 2012 $29.00 calls on Wells Fargo, short OCT 2012 $33.00 puts on Wells Fargo, and short OCT 2012 $36.00 calls on Wells Fargo. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend General Motors, Tesla Motors , and Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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