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Sun Mar 16

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weaponz commented on an article. 2:02 PM

The 1 Thing You Probably Don't Know About Tesla Motors' Short-Sellers

There are plenty of mistakes you are making though.

"Tesla has no manufacturing experience in lithium-ion battery production or scaling up an LI-battery facility."

Tesla has

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Sun Mar 9

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weaponz commented on an article. 5:45 PM

The 5 Biggest Threats to Tesla Motors' Gigafactory

1. Other than higher margins from using their own energy in the form of renewable energy. Other benefits they have is unlike Japan which has no resources and has to import everything. US has a lot of the resources in question and

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Sun Mar 2

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weaponz commented on an article. 6:08 PM

California's Dirty Secret Means it Needs Tesla More Than It Thinks

Even powered by coal, petroleum or NG an EV is more efficient than a gasoline car. That said the grid is rarely powered by petroleum and coal use is dropping.

The use of solar will definitely help offset peak

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Wed Feb 26

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weaponz commented on an article. 12:54 PM

1 Auto Company Tesla Motors Should Be Afraid Of

Unfortunately for BMW, they missed the boat. Tesla has nothing to worry about in the bmw i3 or i8. The i3 and i8 platforms are useless for creating a Tesla competitor. It takes a manufacturer 5 years to create a new platform

Tue Feb 18

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weaponz commented on an article. 9:10 PM

4 Reasons Why Apple Won't Buy Tesla

@regotoguy - Highly unlikely. If Musk wanted 100 he would have sold long ago. To Musk it is not about the money, he won't sell no matter what.

More then likely the discussion was more of how they could work

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Thu Feb 13

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weaponz commented on an article. 12:58 PM

Tesla Motors: 5 Things I Hate About You

1. Production capacity relative to value - Tesla will most likely make 50k+ Tesla Model S in 2014. But even if you use the 40k number. $25,000,000,000 / 40,000 = $625,000. Which is half a million. That said, Tesla will continue to

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Sun Feb 9

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weaponz commented on an article. 10:02 PM

Will Battery Recycling Help Tesla Motors' Massive Shortcoming?

The biggest flaw of the Climate Central data is that they base their results on Hawkins study data. The flaws of the Hawkins study is that they assume that gasoline is already drilled and refined and waiting at regional distribution

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weaponz commented on an article. 8:28 AM

Tesla Displaces Mercedes-Benz in Consumer Brand Survey

@thegreentreefrog - George Clooney never had a Tesla Model S. He has one of the early Roadsters which he bought at one of his off houses that he rarely visited. The issues that Clooney had was with another electric car, his roadster

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Sat Feb 8

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weaponz commented on an article. 8:50 PM

Will BMW’s i8 Hybrid Sports Car Steal Tesla Motors' Model S Sales?

@smithy007- Ok, provide me a link where I said that there is no cobalt or nickel in the battery. I know you are BSing because I knew what the battery has been made out of for years ever since Panasonic gave Tesla the first NCA

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weaponz commented on an article. 7:43 PM

Will BMW’s i8 Hybrid Sports Car Steal Tesla Motors' Model S Sales?

@smity007 - You must be confusing me for someone else. I never said Tesla does not use Nickel and Cobalt. Tesla's battery is Lithium Nickel Cobalt Aluminum Oxide. or NCA.

Never said Li mining is not bad for the

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weaponz commented on an article. 7:31 PM

Will BMW’s i8 Hybrid Sports Car Steal Tesla Motors' Model S Sales?

@smithy007 - I quote Edmund's quote

"Edmunds says: At $136K, the BMW i8 will be the first serious contender for the Tesla Model S that has drawn plenty of attention from wealthy buyers who want a green

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weaponz commented on an article. 7:25 PM

Will BMW’s i8 Hybrid Sports Car Steal Tesla Motors' Model S Sales?

The Tesla Model S is far superior it is not even a contest, the Model S has faster 0 - 60, now i8 has higher top speed but that only helps in germany, your not going to be going 130mph let alone 155mph.

As far

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Fri Feb 7

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weaponz commented on an article. 5:29 PM

This Week's 5 Dumbest Stock Moves

The reason why Tesla did that route was because that is the most efficient route. Not to got coast to coast but for Tesla superchargers.

If you look carefully at the supercharger map, they connected LA and

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Thu Feb 6

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weaponz commented on an article. 5:00 PM

Could Tesla and SolarCity Doubters Be Right After All?

The thing about competition is, it depends on timing. The timing is definitely in Tesla's favor from the looks of things. If the competition comes in at the right time, Tesla would actually benefit. Especially if the market turns

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Tue Feb 4

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weaponz commented on an article. 10:12 PM

Tesla's Coast-to-Coast Coasting Isn't Enough

@Monclover - Wait a sec, you waste 5 minutes filling up? You must not have much better to do ha? That is hours of wasted time every year. You can also add in 10 minutes from going out of your way there and then 5 more min every time

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weaponz commented on an article. 8:55 PM

Tesla's Coast-to-Coast Coasting Isn't Enough

The point of the coast to coast rally was to show that a major milestone has been reached. Obviously more superchargers are coming, by the time the Model X hits, 80% of the US would be covered including the direct routes coast to

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Mon Jan 20

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weaponz commented on an article. 7:42 PM

Tesla Motors' Dirty Little Secret Is a Major Problem

smithy007 - Again, it is STRICTLY talking about batteries. They did not have the funding to do a full analyses.

As for the 2013 Climate Central Report, did you look at the report? It clearly says that on a US

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weaponz commented on an article. 7:18 PM

Tesla Motors' Dirty Little Secret Is a Major Problem

smithy007, Incorrect. The EPA is only evaluating batteries, nothing else. As acknowledged "Also note that this analysis does not consider the manufacture of the non-battery components of the vehicle itself, such as the glider

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weaponz commented on an article. 6:53 PM

Tesla Motors' Dirty Little Secret Is a Major Problem

smithy007, I don't know if you read what you copied and pasted but essentially you posted the same thing I said. So it is true and the EPA confirms it to be the case.

If you have a problem with it, take it up

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weaponz commented on an article. 6:28 PM

Tesla Motors' Dirty Little Secret Is a Major Problem

smithy007, That is not true, the EPA itself said that it wanted to do a full analyses including the drivetrain. It couldn't due to lack of funding.

And no, the concluded that as far as GWP goes, EVs are better

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