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  • We Disagree With Buffett On This Stock [View article]
    I agree 100% with you. Ford has many hurdles before their aluminum truck can be called a success. First of all the use of aluminum will raise the price of the vehicle. Body repairs in particular means higher repair bills, higher insurance rates and the list can on and on. I for one will not buy a new truck that is so controversial. I think buyers will hold back like myself, and have a wait and see attitude. They are many buyers who still believe steel is the best choice.

    Also, aluminum parts glued and riveted together is something many auto body shops can not do w/o special equipment and expertize. Something else to consider, is the safety of aluminum. Recently a scary video has appeared on the Internet of a Ford aluminum truck literally melting to the ground. Aluminum melts at a much lower temperature so I think that's what happened in the video. Their small EcoBoost engine has to work harder than a V8 and runs very hot

    The link below shows the results. This truck burnt to the ground in twenty two minutes.

    I'm looking to buy a new truck and needless to say, it won't be a Ford. With the current GM trucks weighing less than the current Ford and with GM plans to use more high strength steel, the weigh differences will be negligible. But I wish Ford Good luck Ford for
    Nov 18 08:39 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford, General Motors, Others: Could An Overextended Debt Bubble Spell Trouble? [View article]
    Why they threw GM with Ford is beyond me. GM just got a 10 billion dollars low cost line of credit.

    Ford is the one who owes lots of money. I don't see a good future with Ford like I see with GM.

    Every new products GM comes out with is world class and keeps getting better and better. Take the new Corvette, Impala, Volt, Buicks, SUV's, and many more.
    Oct 21 07:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Motors: A Risky Investment That Investors Should Avoid [View article]
    It looks like a Ford lover wrote this. I'll buy the GM stocks, which I did and plan to buy more, over Fords stocks. GM has a lot going with new products in the coming with many out there that are superior to the competition. At present take the new Colorado, these new mid size trucks have not reach the dealers and yet GM has nearly fifty thousand orders waiting to be filled.

    Fords new aluminum truck remains to be seen if it will be a success. I don't like the idea having a truck glued and riveted together. Most autobody repair shops are not equip to repair aluminum and chances are these trucks will have high insurance rates. GM is doing well in using Ford as a guinea pig and by using other methods to lower the weight.

    Ford is the only auto company that did not earn a profit last month. This nothing to brag about. So what's this article all about. Trying to boost Ford's sales?

    Too many to list all.
    Sep 28 07:23 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. truck sales strong for GM in August [View news story]
    I'm not surprised! GM makes the best trucks and GM ads are getting better. For years and years, Ford always had better ads and it showed by the amount of sales. A company can have the best, but if you don't do a good job with ads, it will reflect in it's sales.
    Sep 4 07:41 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Gigafactory Is Underway: Cheap Energy Storage? [View article]
    I'm sure Panasonic is aware that it wouldn't take much for Tesla to fail. Being they are already already in the battery business and should Tesla fail, Panasonic could easily take over the whole battery facility to sell batteries in the USA rather then importing them. Most don't realize that Tesla has not had any real competition yet, is not diversified, and has not really shown a real profit.
    Aug 6 08:53 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla May Have A Huge Unfunded Warranty Problem Due To Defective Drivetrains [View article]
    This problem won't affect the Tesla in any way, because Tesla is Teflon coated. People will buy them and the stock price will continue to climb. Don't you people know that?
    Jul 17 08:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: 4 Reality Checks For Bulls To Consider [View article]
    I can not believe all the fools still buying Tesla stocks. They must have forgotten about the big auto companies are still around to compete and will blow away Tesla.
    Jul 17 08:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla May Have A Huge Unfunded Warranty Problem Due To Defective Drivetrains [View article]
    The hype that kept the Tesla car going is now slowing down. Elon Musk laughed at his competitors, but guess who will have the last laugh.
    Jul 14 08:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: I'm Not Interested In Barclays' Analysis, I'm Staying Bullish [View article]
    I'm an auto enthusiast and follow all major auto companies. What I think about Tesla won't matter to many, but my thoughts are that Tesla is a company that runs on hype. As for the Tesla car, I really think it's not a very innovative product as many claim. The skateboard design comes from GM and using thousands of laptop batteries to power the car is not what I call innovation. If Elon Musk think the big car companies are just going to sit back and be laugh as he did, he's in for a rude awakening. I suspect this company will come crashing down and find itself in a dire position. No way would I invest in the Tesla company. Good luck folks!
    Jun 25 09:28 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • GM Has Shaky Knees And Could Collapse Soon [View article]
    Since GM bankruptcy many writers have been praying for a day like this so they can give a final twist while GM is down. Some like to hate just for the sake of hating.
    But, lets look at some facts. GM has been making record profits, mainly because they've been building world class cars. I own two new GM cars and we love them. GM will step out of this even stronger, just like many ahead of them who has had major recalls.

    Below is just a sample of GM's world class cars. A message to the writer...quit the BS.
    Apr 11 09:26 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dumb Investment Of The Week: Tesla Motors Stock [View article]
    Many people live in a dream world. Tesla sells 20k cars and it quickly compares itself to GM, Ford and Toyota who sells millions upon millions of cars. Two things to watch for are: First, when the big boys comes out with their models competing with Tesla. Second, when the auto industry gets a downturn. Either one or both will kill Tesla and you'll see one of the big boy buying the remains of what use to be Tesla.
    Until then, keep dreaming folks.
    Mar 4 09:47 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla And The Other Beneficiaries Of The Giga Factory [View article]
    I think Elon Musk is putting the carriage in front of the horse. Before spending that kind of money to build batteries, he has to have the best batteries and he does not know this. GM has the most high tech lab in Michigan, if not the whole world, and those scientist working there are the best. Basically the point I trying to get across is Elon Musk is full of it. He's on the roll now, but disaster is just around the corner. That why we've heard rumors about Tesla getting sold to GM, then to Apple..... analyst know Tesla is running on hype.
    Mar 3 09:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • In The Largest Markets, Ford Leads And General Motors Follows [View article]
    When a writer writes "it seems", beware. This writer is a Ford man, no doubt. GM makes a better truck than the Ford and Consumer Reports will tell you so. Ford is rated forth behind the Chevy than the Ram. Nothing really to brag about, but that's what Ford is good in doing. Also, Ford suffers in quality. Check out the links below.
    Feb 25 05:35 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chewing The 'CUD' On General Motors [View article]
    I know a GM hater when I read things that are so far out like the new GM truck stinks. This writer does not report facts, just opinions which is like asking a moron. The new GM pickup truck won many awards and is considered the best truck by Consumer Reports and has won the best truck award from the North American Truck of the Year.
    Feb 20 02:53 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Signs Of Trouble For Ford? [View article]
    Get the facts straight before you blame GM for something they are not responsible for. Special lighting equipment was not properly installed inside the trunk by non GM personnel and you blame GM. You must be a Ford or Toyota fan and don't care about the true.
    Feb 17 08:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment