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  • BMW And Volkswagen Join Forces To Take On Tesla's Supercharger Network [View article]
    Anton - did you see the Utube video of the Tesla P85D against your 700hp+ Hellcat? - worth a view !!!
    Jan 26, 2015. 01:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Gigafactory gets a bull call [View news story]
    Did anyone notice the Mercedes concept autonomous driving car was ELECTRIC - so without saying it, Mercedes is showing it - go Tesla -
    Jan 21, 2015. 08:43 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GM's 200-Mile Electric Car For $30,000: RIP Tesla [View article]
    While this may be some small competition to Tesla, it is not the end of the world - as a matter of fact it may be the beginning - when Musk opened up the patent box, who knows who peered in, maybe even GM - and it sets about accomplishing what Musk wanted to happen, a move toward the dastardly electric transportation that he envisioned - give credit where credit is due - without Tesla there would be no 200 mile EV Chevy or any other EV car for that matter (remember GM crushed ALL the EV-1's) - Tesla wins and so does everyone else!
    Jan 11, 2015. 03:12 PM | 21 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Stock [View article]
    Yes, "full employment" ?? - and till this day the American workers pay considering inflation is several thousand dollars lower than it was before Reagan started - BUT the corporations, ahhh, the corporation (who are people per the right side of the supreme court), they on the other hand have done well beyond belief - so much so that they started GE Capital, and GMAC, and Ford Motor Credit, from which they could loan the sheeple (many their own employees) money on credit so they didn't notice they were going broke - and when the big corps and the banks failed, wiping out tens of thousand of Americans retirements, we the broken taxpayers get to pay for the bailouts - talk about subsidies !!!!! - Tesla is setting a standard for other corporations to emulate, in America, by Americans -
    Jan 10, 2015. 02:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Stock [View article]
    Now that's class - the heat is to hot in the kitchen me thinks - must be gas, not electric -
    Jan 10, 2015. 02:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Stock [View article]
    So, we found it, we developed it, we got some pittance for our efforts and then let the Saudi's have it back - sound political strategy for sure - now they drive around in diamond crusted corvettes and, keep their women in the house under a breka, while we drive our ICE cars to the station and put more money in their pockets -
    19 of the 21 involved in the twin towers attack held Sardi passports (home grown), and the administration provided clear air passage for their relatives and only them following the attack -
    If for no other reason than to STOP filling their coffers, Tesla should be glorified, not vilified - An American company, making American cars, with American workers, in CA of all places desrves the medal of honor - not crying about tax incentives - I dare say you send more money to the Arabian penninsula than you do to me or other Tesla owners -
    But I guess many would prefer the honor go to say Germany for example, VW, Mercedes, BMW - wow
    Jan 10, 2015. 02:29 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Stock [View article]
    fiwiki2 -

    you correctly point out that a few taxpayers dollars are being used to support EV's in general and Tesla does benefit - what twists my undies is the fact that those dollars pale in comparison to the untold tax breaks and subsidies given to BIG OIL so that you can drive around in your gas guzzling corvette - I know, I owned one -
    So in the real world, in point of fact, I subsidize your behavior far more than you subsidize mine - so stop with the taxpayer dollars already or ride a bike!
    Jan 10, 2015. 02:15 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An electric Bolt from GM [View news story]
    I disagree - by leasing to other manufacturers Tesla will hurt its own market because of additional usage - my hope is they will keep it for Tesla owners which will increase dramatically anyway with the advent of the Gen !!! car - with the newest battery technology rolling out if the gigafactory and a substantive SC network, Tesla will maintain their advantage -
    I can just see Chevy, Ford or VW forcing their dealers to install HPSC at their dealerships - the only advantage the dealers get is to sell an EV which will eventually eat their own lunch (no service) -
    Jan 10, 2015. 10:52 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Investors Need To Focus On The Future [View article]
    No the panels aren't free but the electricity they produce is - after initial investment, fuel is free - how many times do you have to reinvest in filling your tank with gasoline? once, twice, three times a week - something a PV/Tesla owner doesn't really think about -
    Jan 8, 2015. 06:38 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Posts Best U.S. Sales Month Ever, But The Overall EV Market Suggests Trouble Ahead [View article]
    There is one MAJOR difference between Tesla and ALL other manufactures - advertising - Tesla hasn't spent one dime on advertising and has managed to excel beyond all the companies that do - what happens WHEN, not if, Tesla starts advertising to the masses - so many people I meet have never seen a Tesla - went into a Sears automotive store to get a tire replacement due to hazard and the manager had never seen one - after a brief look over and questions about cost, he stated "I want one and it will be a P85D" (paraphrased - even with the info of the $130K price tag) -took a trip north from CA and used 13 supercharge stations - only at two four bays SC"s were we the only one - at 3 different twelve bay SC's all but one or two spaces were filled - for me 2000 miles and free fuel (don't worry, Tesla has charged all S owners $2000, built into the purchase price which equals $100 million dollars to pay for the energy being used - [50,000 x $2000= $100M] ) and the number is growing exponentially -
    Jan 8, 2015. 09:38 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Social Responsibility Scorecard Shows Strengths And Weaknesses [View article]
    cp - so lets not talk about your house, lets talk about mine - I put a large solar array on my home knowing I would eventually buy a Tesla - I over produced about 20-25% - I then set about lowering my consumption by using more energy efficient items, pool pump, LED's, etc - and then I bought my Tesla - AFTER using my system to energize my home AND my Tesla, I still over produce between 10-15%, so yes, I guess if you lived next door I would be providing some of your usage - electrons flow to the nearest use (ground) - multiply that by 100 or 1000 or 1000000 and you get the idea - no amount of whining will change the fact that after installation of a PV system, the power produced is free and clean and continuous during daylight hours - the cost to produce solar panels is magnitudes cheaper than any "well to wheel" comparison you might make, and therefor common sense says solar is a good thing, and those who have both solar and a Tesla have a doubly good thing -
    Jan 7, 2015. 11:49 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Upgrades Roadster, Will It Meet Investor Expectations? [View article]
    Here is a thought - when the bears come and discuss Tesla, it is always the same story, whatever Tesla or Elon Musk says is a self promoting lie, only later to be proven wrong time and again - but in this case they actually quote Tesla even though the information is not a promise, but rather a possible expectation - and not only do they accept it, they hang their hat on it - hmmm, curious bunch I'd say -
    Dec 29, 2014. 09:44 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Upgrades Roadster, Will It Meet Investor Expectations? [View article]
    LT - How much value does a Ferrari lose after only a couple of years? - the answer will help put your comments into perspective -
    Dec 29, 2014. 09:37 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Germany plans to build out EV charging station network [View news story]
    Germany plans to build an electric charging network to support 1,000,000 electric cars by 2020 - seems like the Germans, at least, get it - and Tesla stock goes up - go figure
    The US populace, led by massive advertising for ICE cars continues to stumble down the road to fossil fuel annihilation - SA Tesla bears, seem to support that proposition -
    Dec 28, 2014. 01:44 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Roadster Upgrade Is A Very Big Deal [View article]
    How is a car that takes two people and scientist to lift the hood competition - it NOT - its pretty, but not a very useful vehicle other than to impress the girls- and when the S sedan next door blows the door off the i8 then the girls won't be very impressed either -
    Dec 27, 2014. 11:11 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment