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  • Tesla Motors lays tracks in Canada [View news story]
    With NAFTA, Canada and Mexico will be the next markets for the Model S,3,X and Y.

    In the meantime they are getting it up!
    Aug 22 01:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Rated Ripe: Too Scared To Touch It [View article]
    LT, for half the price, a Model S will suffice.

    Plus 15 MPG? Talk about a guzzler.

    And it uses premium? More cash drained out my pocket.

    Mercedes and Audi will make electrics to compete with Tesla Motors. But the American Big 3 of Ford, GM, Chrysler-Fiat( ok Italian American ) will only build compliance cars.

    The Germans have seen the light, but only one US automaker is doing it right. True Americans do not buy imports. I have never owned an import and never will.

    If I was an Italian, I would only drive an Italian, a German only a German, and a Frenchman I would run and hide.
    Aug 21 02:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I'm Staying Away From A Long-Term Investment In Tesla [View article]
    If Tesla is a momentum stock, and a company that is transforming the transportation industry,then this should be a long term hold, such as 5 years?

    Either you believe the industry is changing by this company or you do not. Will the price of gasoline go down to $1.25/gallon with cars making 40mpg or $1.50/gallon with cars making 50mpg?

    That is what it is going to take to make gasoline still viable. Otherwise, gasoline is not a viable. How is that for a long term investment?

    Also the fact that Ford, GM and Chrysler-Fiat are only making electric vehicles that are "Compliance" vehicles. The head of Fiat stated publicly that he does not want people to buy the Fiat 500e.

    So, here is the scenario.

    Electric vehicles that Tesla Motors makes are good with the price eventually dropping to a level the masses can purchase.

    Gasoline prices not dropping anywhere in sight.

    The three major automakers have no intention of fully competing with Tesla, only producing "Compliance" cars.

    The Perfect Storm is coming.
    Aug 21 12:40 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Announces 'Infinite Warranty'... Pros And Cons [View article]
    "Investors should note that warranty reserve is not coincidentally also being increased this quarter. "

    So what are the cons?

    My answer, there are none.

    Increase warranty, increase peace of mind.
    Aug 20 03:14 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: The Short Of The Decade? [View article]
    Again an article by a closet shorter. Claims he/she has no position in the company, writes an article that does not tell the whole story about the NHTSA investigation ( Tesla was exonerated like Zimmerman and Darren Wilson will be shortly ).

    And I love this tidbit " could impose substantial costs for Tesla if recalls are required."

    No recall.

    And how many vehicles did GM just have to recall due to ignitions switch issues?

    It would be a better idea to short GM, Ford, and Chrysler-Fiat than Tesla Motors.
    Aug 19 01:21 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla extends warranty on Model S sedan to eight years [View news story]
    Have you forgot, the battery costs are going down. So when it is time to replace your battery pack, you may be looking at only a few grand $3-4k. Its cost $5.5k to replace the Nissan Leaf battery today.

    How much does it cost to replace a gasoline engine? Is that price going down?
    Aug 15 06:28 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla extends warranty on Model S sedan to eight years [View news story]
    I think there will be no recall. This announcement says it all.

    Get ready for another short squeeze.
    Aug 15 05:30 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla extends warranty on Model S sedan to eight years [View news story]
    Drive train problems?

    There are no drive train problems. Customers should rest easy.
    Aug 15 05:28 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors Inc.: Best Momentum Stock Or Problem? [View article]
    @Raster. I agree. No longer are hybrids the transition, they were the transition.

    Go straight to battery.
    Aug 15 05:25 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors Inc.: Best Momentum Stock Or Problem? [View article]
    "And then there are concerns that battery-operated cars could only be a transition technology moving forward, as Tesla Motors already has its future mapped out to 2017 with the Model 3 mass market car."

    Hybrid cars are the transition technology, not battery electric cars.
    Aug 15 02:40 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors Inc.: Best Momentum Stock Or Problem? [View article]
    This article reminds me of a former girlfriend of mine who told me to slow down. But I liked to do it faster. She would scream and I would howl.

    "And then there are concerns that battery-operated cars could only be a transition technology moving forward, as Tesla Motors already has its future mapped out to 2017 with the Model 3 mass market car."

    Isn't the Model 3 battery operated?
    Aug 15 02:39 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Tesla Is Poised To Leave Its Competition In The Dust [View article]
    This article is a member of the Few, the Proud, the Tesla Longs. ( remember the few the proud the marines?)

    Simple analysis. Tesla is building the Gigafactory, other car makers( GM,Ford, Honda, Chrysler and Toyota) are only building compliance cars.

    Battery costs dropping, no real competition in sight, and supercharging network expanding.

    When the supercharging network and giga-factory are complete are the other automakers gonna have an alternative product that is viable?
    Aug 15 02:33 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Tesla Is Poised To Leave Its Competition In The Dust [View article]
    LT, your Mutual Fund will be gone in 12-14 months if you continue to short Tesla.
    Aug 15 01:08 PM | 19 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Tesla Is Poised To Leave Its Competition In The Dust [View article]
    It is not just the risk averse culture, but the compliance approach. Lets just comply with what regulators want and everything will be okay.

    Gasoline $4/gallon vs. Electricity 11cents kilowatthour?

    And battery costs going down?

    No brainer to me.
    Aug 15 01:07 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Tesla Is Poised To Leave Its Competition In The Dust [View article]
    And LG only plans on spending $53 million on any battery plant. But LT thinks that LG is gonna make a run for it.

    LT and LG could make a nice couple.

    I'm trying to be cute here.
    Aug 15 12:44 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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