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  • Tesla: The Short Squeeze, Rather Than Short, Of The Decade? [View article]
    Explain how you can tell whether every share has traded hands once or 10% has been traded 10x...
    Aug 31 01:03 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Is The 'Bubble' About To Burst? Shorts Will Finally Be Rewarded [View article]
    @fiwiki2

    I don't think you have a very firm grasp on the definition of 'rare'...
    Aug 15 11:59 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors' Model X To Be Far More Successful Than Model S [View article]
    Hey.... aren't you the guy that claimed no one used the Supercharger in Barstow? After recently seeing cars waiting for the 4 cars charging to finish... not sure I can believe anything you say...
    Aug 8 04:27 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Analysis: Model X to boost Tesla Motors [View news story]
    What ever happened to John Peterson? I miss him... he always made me laugh...
    Aug 6 01:30 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Norway Deliveries Drop 47% In The Quarter [View article]
    When a company is Production constrained how do you differentiate a drop in SALES with a drop in DELIVERIES? If they're shifting shipments to China and the UK wouldn't that cause a drop in other countries? The lead time for a car in the US is still ~2 months...
    Jul 2 01:28 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Could Toyota's Upcoming FCV Become A Threat To Tesla? [View article]
    So the trade off for a fill-up taking ~5min vs ~30min is;

    - Fuel is ~$8/gallon instead of Free or <$1 gallon equivalent @ home
    - You can't fill up at home
    - FAR fewer places to "fill up"
    - Less Power
    - No Regenerative Braking
    - ~50% less efficient
    - Hydrogen station costs $2M vs $0.2M for Supercharger

    Yeah... I'm not worried.
    Jul 2 01:26 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla Model S Really A Quality Green Car? [View article]
    "I know its not politically correct, but atmospheric CO2 has never killed anyone."

    That's kinda like saying guns don't kill people... bullets do.

    You're right... atmospheric CO2 doesn't kill people but the famine driven droughts, stronger storms, higher storm surges, wildfires, spread of diseases like malaria and civil unrest caused by high food prices DRIVEN by climate change kill plenty.
    Jun 21 03:27 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Tesla Model S Really A Quality Green Car? [View article]
    HOLLY CRAP!!! Talk about OUT RIGHT LIES!!! I stopped reading at annual maintenance is mandatory.

    I have a P85 with 45k miles

    1- My initial set of Continental DWs lasted >20k miles and that was with several trips to the 1/4 mile track.

    2- My 1st service was at ~15k miles and last service was ~44k miles... the annual check IS NOT mandatory.

    3- I have had ZERO drive train issues.

    Also comparing Ford maintenance costs to Tesla is INSANE!! Does Ford occur concierge service for ALL their vehicles? Does Ford have a fleet that is still 100% under warranty? Has Ford service been directed to "never make a profit"? Does Ford loan you a $90k car while your vehicle is being serviced? Does Ford pay for the gas of your rental if there are no Tesla loaners available?

    Since Elon has freed up his patent lawyers maybe they can start pursuing slander on Seeking Alpha.
    Jun 20 07:27 PM | 23 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla The Disruptor Vs. Oil The Corrupter [View article]
    Hmmm... so should we go back to switchboards and manually lit kerosene street lamps because that employed more people?
    Jun 19 03:29 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Q2 Goes Down To The Wire As Well [View article]
    QUICK TSLA is up >8%; PROTECT MY SHORT; WRITE A NEGATIVE ARTICLE!!
    Jun 16 05:07 PM | 31 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Latest Brilliant Move [View article]
    Quantities are limited. ACT NOW WHILE SUPPLIES LAST*

    *Not liable for coastal flooding, Droughts, Increased Hurricane intensity, Wildfires, Civil Unrest caused by famine or spread of infectious diseases and pests. If your drought lasts longer than 4 years please consult a climatologist.
    Jun 12 06:47 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors eyes manufacturing in Europe [View news story]
    Yes, 94mpg for the first ~20 miles... then ~30mpg for the remaining 90% of its range.
    Jun 12 10:54 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Is Still Sexy, Even Without The E [View article]
    Just drove my Tesla NM=>Chicago=>CA=... cost; $0

    Range Anxiety? Not so much :)
    Jun 8 02:48 AM | 20 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Headed To $260 In 2014: Is It A Socially Responsible Decision? [View article]
    Is that sarcasm or abject stupidity...
    Jun 4 01:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Toyota to end supply deal with Tesla early [View news story]
    I do think H2 vehicles are the future.... when we have so much solar PV on the grid that the only thing we can think of to do with the excess energy is split water. However since this process is unlikely to be more than ~70% efficient and "fool" cells are unlikely to be >50% efficient it will be a LONG LONG LONG time before the most productive use for solar PV is splitting water.

    Even then any fuel cell vehicle will likely be a plug-in hybrid since batteries "well to wheels" efficiency will likely always be ~twice that of fuel cells... H2 is just more energy dense than a battery will ever be so it will be useful for long trips.
    May 11 03:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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