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Tesla Reality Check?

Discussion in 'Automotive News, Press Releases, and Events' started by BradyFerron, Nov 16, 2016.

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    Apple should buy Tesla.
    This is not 'rocket science' ;-)

    The logic flow:
    • Apple Smartphone cycle has run its course.
    • Mobility as a Service (MAAS) is in its 1st inning.
    • Solar could be approaching a tipping point*
    • Apple has $290 billion in cash.
    • Tesla's market cap is $48 billion
    • Apple buys Tesla and still has $240 billion in the bank
    • Tesla product demographics match Apple's (a consumer cultural fit)
    • Apple gets Rocket Ships, Solar, a MAAS platform and a visionary leader (Musk) who can leverage lots of cash to take Apple & Musk into the next century.

    That was fun. I'm still short Tesla ;-)
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    *example, see news on Lockheed Martin's new flow battery
     
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    Tesla certainly needs some help and Apple would be a great company to get them back on track and let Musk do what Musk does best.

    That said, Apple's lack of Automotive experience might as much of a detriment as an asset.

    http://autoweek.com/article/green-c...eveals-what-ev-gets-right-and-where-automaker
    https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/312570
     
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    Tesla settles a lawsuit, likely to avoid going into discovery as that involves a whole mess of things.
    This comes after they already agreed to compensate owners who purchased AutoPilot and did not get what was promised.

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...=topNews&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social

    Meanwhile, one of the brightest minds of our generation is on Twitter fighting the great war on Fake News.

     
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