Tesla Motors, may have its fans, but short interest in the stock is very high. CEO Elon Musk has a steep hill to climb as he attempts to bring a legitimate, new carmaker on to the American scene. That being said, Tesla is making waves with its cars -- there's a long waiting list of customers itching to get behind the wheel. Could the company turn a profit in 2013? Could Tesla truly be the car company of the future? Savvy investors will want to keep an eye on Tesla in the coming months.

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