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Florida Tesla Enthusiasts have an informative & entertaining time at Laurel Oak Country Club (Public)

November 25, 2019 5:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


On November 24, 2019, we had a well-attended club luncheon with over 60 club members, their guests, members of the public, and of course about 30 Teslas in the parking lot. We savored the excellent food while enjoying the beautiful surrounding at the Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota.

Following lunch, Zachary Shanan and David Havasi conducted an informative and delightfully entertaining live podcast in which they discussed the history of Tesla, breaking Tesla news, and invited questions and comments from the audience.

About Zachary Shahan


Zach is the director and chief editor of CleanTechnica. He's also the CEO of Important Media. He is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has made presentations about clean technology at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. You can find his work all over the internet, including on Scientific American, Reuters, and several other websites.

About David Havasi


David was born and raised in Michigan, the youngest son of a "Big Three" auto executive and a teacher, his childhood was immersed in Detroit's rich auto culture. Being both a performance car enthusiast and environmentalist, he had long felt the need to reconcile his love for cars with their negative affect on the environment. David was a member of the Tesla team for almost seven years and served in several roles while helping develop Tesla's sales/delivery presence in the Northeast and Florida.

Below is a link to a CleanTechnica article that discusses our event.  For those who couldn't join us, it also provides links to more lenghty videos/podcasts from their new Tesla Inside Out series that feature Zach and David. 

Live Tesla Inside Out Podcast — November 24 in Sarasota, Florida

Here are some photos from our event:



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