With the Republican National Convention set to drop next week, we thought it only fitting that we show off this video of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice testing out a Tesla Roadster. It’s from May of last year, when Rise accompanied Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer to Moffett Field, California to test out the vehicle.
After the ride, she commented,
“Well, the Foreign Minister and I have just gone in what felt like a little rocket ship. We went down the runway there. We’ve been looking at some of the ways that energy efficiency can improve our ability to get off of hydrocarbons but also to improve the environment and contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which is an issue of great concern to me and to Foreign Minister Downer as well. So we’re delighted to be here at this great company. And we expect to see great things from Tesla, but it was a wonderful to meet with the engineers, to meet with the founder, but it was especially wonderful to ride in the car.”