Dan Neil was so skeptical of the Tesla Model S that he made a bet with Elon Musk that it wouldn’t be in production by the end of 2012:
Mr. Musk then bet me $1 million that he would do it and, graciously acknowledging our rather different financial situations – he’s wealthy and I’m not – said the bet would be only $1,000 to me. In either case, he wrote, the winnings would go to the charity Doctors Without Borders. Seeing this as a rare opportunity to facilitate a $1 million donation to a worthy cause, I accepted.
This article will probably disappear behind the Wall Street Journal‘s paywall by tomorrow, so grab it while it’s hot.