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  • Musk receives $4.3M options reward; to unveil Hyperloop [View news story]
    Well nothing is perfect. I avoid toll roads period. Most of the time the toll roads are just as packed as the regular roads, and you gotta pay?

    Call Elon, he just got paid stock for coming out with the Model X. He can reimburse you.
    Aug 11 10:16 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors Presents A Terrific Shorting Opportunity [View article]
    They were short for philosophical reasons, but that is not the reason to invest money a certain way. Investing based on a bad belief is not not good investing. If someone has a bad philosophy then we call that person......crazy or stupid. Sometimes both.
    Aug 11 01:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors Presents A Terrific Shorting Opportunity [View article]
    You sir are correct. It makes for very entertaining reading and replying. And the ranting comes with false information. That is an issue that I have. I like to get the info correct, and then maybe the shorts will leave for good. But I have a feeling they are doing this because they hate the people in the green industry.
    Aug 11 01:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors Presents A Terrific Shorting Opportunity [View article]
    I bought at 38.50!!! Elon may not be GOD, but by god he is doing a great job. When he is ready to design that pickup truck, give me a call and I will give my advice from owning 2 different trucks( gmc and a ford) over the years.
    Aug 11 01:43 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors Presents A Terrific Shorting Opportunity [View article]
    "Alexander...do you think your battery powered Telsa pickup pull a 7000lb load through the mountains in winter?"

    Yes. I used to work at Home Depot and was a forklift operator. The propane fueled forklifts were not as good as the electric forklifts. Also I never pull 7,000lbs load. A ford F-150, which can pull a 7,000 load, has an engine that is not as much horsepower as a Tesla Model S with 85Kwh and a performance engine.

    Tesla performance model has 416 horsepower and a 2013 F-150 has 6.2l V8 with 411 horsepower. Here are the links tesla at Wikipedia http://bit.ly/M5Sadm and Ford at their website http://ford.to/19VNdW8.

    Tesla still has not designed their pickup yet and if the company wants me as a consultant,they can give me a call. I currently drive a Ford Ranger, not a full size truck.

    I am talking about light duty, pickups not 18 wheelers. You are switching from pickups to 18 wheelers, apples vs. oranges.

    Battery capacity does degrade over time, but properly maintained can be cost effective in the long run. Since the price of oil is at $100 barrel, electricity is becoming attractive.

    Right now a 100k car with a 250 mile range can be cheaper than a 30k car with a 450 mile range, if you live in Europe where gas is $9/gallon like London. And actually a Model S can be bought for 70k so start using realistic numbers.

    The no-brainer is the following. Unless gas drops to $1.25 gallon and cars get 40mpg than an electric vehicle is an option. Will gasoline ever go back to $1.25 gallon? Or is $3.50 ( what I pay in Houston) and higher here to stay?
    Aug 11 01:37 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    Yeah SA, will let anyone post articles. I am thinking of writing one this weekend to post for Monday morning.

    Your right, wipster, Tesla Motors ( actually Elon Musk's baby ) does have plans for everything. This is not a fly by night operation. The stock market is pricing the stock at the right level, because, "markets are efficient".

    Actually, I am having a wonderful day, and I hope you have a wonderful day too.
    Aug 9 04:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    That is good!!!! Great Joke!!!!! My hat off to Davewmart!!!!
    Aug 9 03:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    And you want those Camrys, "Shaken not stirred"? Or the Audi "Shaken, not stirred"?
    Aug 9 03:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    Supercharging is free for cars with the supercharging option. 60Kwh ( not 65) gets the supercharging option for 2k extra. ( one time fee)

    By having the supercharge option on all vehicles, then Tesla creates a market for people who need to travel. Not just people in and around town.

    Need to go to Tesla Motors website and check out the supercharging link.
    Aug 9 02:43 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    Are you referring to the Astros( i live in Houston), Alex Rodriguez, Yankess, or the real winner Elon Musk and Tesla Motors???
    Aug 9 02:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    Excellent analysis Cassina. You have describe the classic chicken and egg scenario. What comes first, the chicken or the egg? Build the charging network and the customers will come. The problem people have with using electric on the open road, is where do I charge and how much does it cost.

    The supercharging network solves that problem with the best cost you can imagine,......zero.
    Aug 9 02:35 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    In 10 years Tesla could be selling 2.8mil vehicles. That would include Model S, X, Gen III, pickup ( that would be a huge seller at least 500k year) and the convertible.

    The Supercharging stations are mostly used on weekends and the rest of the week more energy is put into the grid from the solar panels. Lower end vehicle will have lower end customers who would want to eat at Mc Donalds. Today, go for high end, tomorrow the low end and the big profits will roll in like Wal-mart.
    Aug 9 02:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    Cost of charging any Tesla vehicle will still be free.
    Aug 9 01:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla's Drive Out Of Energy? [View article]
    Since it takes about one hour to "fully" charge an 85Kw battery, that one hour will be spent eating lunch. When people travel, they stop for lunch after 200 miles on the road. If Tesla were to set up a deal with Mc Donalds, Wendy's, Burger King, Taco Bell or any other restaurant chain to have people charge up the vehicle while they eat lunch, that would be a win win for Tesla and the restaurant.

    Supercharging is an opportunity for Tesla to get customers for other business which is foot traffic.

    Solar panels at Mc Donalds and a Tesla supercharger, is the future.
    Aug 9 01:20 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors - Runaway Momentum After A Solid Quarter And Outlook [View article]
    What is the price of gasoline? What is the price of electricity? How much does it cost to operate your car?

    If Tesla come out with a $30,000 Gen III car and unless gasoline drops to $1.25 gallon and gas cars goes up to 40 mpg, why buy a gas powered car? And then why not the best, which is.....Tesla.
    Aug 8 03:48 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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