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  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    What do you base this statement on?
    Dec 11, 2014. 07:49 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cheap Oil May Affect 'Green Vehicle' Sales, But Probably Won't Affect Tesla Motors Sales [View article]
    As I understand it, based on the data I have seen, depending on what model you are ordering, and what country you are in, you may have to wait up to six months for delivery.

    http://bit.ly/1uttvad
    Dec 11, 2014. 06:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Does Tesla Not Appear In The Detroit Auto Show Press Conference Schedule? [View article]
    I'll agree Tesla is not listed as having a "press conference" at the Detroit Auto Show. That still doesn't prove Tesla won't be hosting a press conference at the event, and could simply mean a press conference hasn't been scheduled yet. It could also mean Tesla is planning to host its own event. Furthermore, Elon Musk will be "speaking" at the 2015 Automotive World Congress on January 15th, which coincides with the Detroit Auto Show.

    http://bit.ly/1yre4C7
    Dec 11, 2014. 10:48 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Does Tesla Not Appear In The Detroit Auto Show Press Conference Schedule? [View article]
    " I interpret this to mean the December quarter is extremely back-end loaded and therefore likely on the weak side."

    Your "intrepretation"' lacks any logic and basically goes something like this; Since Tesla hasn't formally announced a press conference, that might include a revealing of the Model 3, you assume demand for the Model S is weak? That's "a bit"of a stretch.

    When is the last time Tesla revealed a new vehicle at a "formal press conference"? Never.
    Dec 10, 2014. 11:39 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Does Tesla Not Appear In The Detroit Auto Show Press Conference Schedule? [View article]
    Seekingalpha, please delete this article. Tesla is listed as being at the Detroit auto show. The author of this article is 100% misinformed.
    Dec 10, 2014. 10:09 PM | 26 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    @Frank

    The last 20% likely takes about as long as the first 80%, implying BMW's "fast chargers" add a maximum of 60-70 miles per hour vs 58 miles per hour for Tesla's detination chargers. Tesla's destination chargers cost ~$1000 each vs. ~$6000 for BMW's.

    http://bit.ly/1zMw7U4
    Dec 9, 2014. 09:57 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    One GIGANTIC difference. Daimler's CEO has never said anything about "applying to emigrate to Musk's colony on Mars", but Daimler has said that Daimler's partnership with Tesla remains.
    Dec 8, 2014. 04:05 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    There is a difference between "continuing to lose money" and investing in increasing factory production, and future product development.
    Dec 8, 2014. 04:01 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    @Logical Thought

    "Expects to commercialize by 2020". By 2020, Tesla could easily be selling more vehicles than BMW.

    Check out my article "Will Tesla Motors Need A Second Factory?", then tell me if you still believe that.

    "In my view, barring any production or supply constraints, [Tesla] will eventually meet or surpass the 1.8 million new vehicles BMW sold in 2012"

    http://bit.ly/12DF6g7

    Also, who's to say Toyota won't partner with Tesla to bring new technology to market?
    Dec 4, 2014. 09:20 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    Check out my article "Tesla Model S Owners Could Realize Amazing Savings", then tell me if you still believe that.

    http://seekingalpha.co...
    Dec 3, 2014. 12:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    BMW is investing a significant amount of money deploying outdated technology, that BMW isn't personally managing. Tesla is directly handling the deploying and management of its Superchargers, and is building and overseeing the deployment and management of its "destination chargers"
    Dec 3, 2014. 12:48 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    When will the fossil fuel subsidies end?
    http://bit.ly/NuX2yH

    "In the United States, credible estimates of annual fossil fuel subsidies range from $10 billion to $52 billion annually yet these don’t even include costs borne by taxpayers related to the climate, local environmental, and health impacts of the fossil fuel industry.

    Internationally, governments provide at least $775 billion to perhaps $1 trillion annually in subsidies. This figure varies each year, but it is consistently in the hundreds of billions. Greater transparency would allow for more precise figures."

    "Roger Stern, an economic geographer at Princeton University says the U.S. has “mis-allocated” — others might say “wasted” — $8 trillion since 1976 protecting the oil flow from the Persian Gulf that fuels much of the global economy."

    http://ti.me/L3AEyp
    Dec 3, 2014. 12:23 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    I guess everyone forgot Tesla mentioned this?

    "Tesla Aims to Charge Electric Cars in Five Minutes"

    http://bit.ly/14e3VNZ
    Dec 3, 2014. 12:16 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    BMW's "fast chargers" are more like Tesla's "destination chargers" (not the same thing as the Superchargers), and will not be handled or maintained by BMW.

    http://bit.ly/1rGSc7I
    Dec 3, 2014. 11:58 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Are Ignoring What Elon Musk Really Said About BMW [View article]
    @TFTF

    Statement from Toyota:

    "There are still possibilities in certain areas of their operations especially in North America where we may find common ground," said the executive, who declined to be named. "It's not like we have severed our ties."

    http://reut.rs/1vegal7
    Dec 2, 2014. 03:51 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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