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KInge21
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LoL.

Was it ever determined why SMC so hated Tesla?

6/22/2017 3:13:27 PM

TKE-Teg
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They still haven't come close to building cars for a profit, so I'm not sure how cocky I'd get just yet.

6/22/2017 3:20:18 PM

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How long did it take Amazon to earn a profit?

6/22/2017 5:33:03 PM

smoothcrim
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amazon had volume and profits, they just reinvested (and still do) all of them in the name of expansion

6/22/2017 6:28:20 PM

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Is Tesla not also reinvesting potential profits?

[Edited on June 22, 2017 at 11:24 PM. Reason : ^ I thought Amazon has finally started earning profits ]

6/22/2017 11:24:02 PM

sumfoo1
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6/28/2017 10:33:12 PM

Nighthawk
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Elon blew up his Twitter last night tweeting about floors and shit. He claims he was sober but liked a couple comments about being high. Apparently chilling on Twitter is how Tony Stark spends his birthday. At least he wasn't trashing his place in an Iron Man suit. Yet.

6/29/2017 7:43:44 AM

ScubaSteve
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Model 3 ahead of schedule and ready for first sellable unit runs.

7/3/2017 8:21:06 AM

kdogg(c)
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From where does the electricity come to charge the batteries of these cars?

7/3/2017 1:14:18 PM

FroshKiller
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There's this cool thing called the power transmission grid. It allows for the exchange of electrical energy all over the country from a variety of sources: coal-burning power plants, solar energy farms, nuclear power stations, etc.

7/3/2017 1:42:36 PM

HOOPS SHALOM
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I'm getting the supercharger installed in the garage of my house. Probably won't see delivery of my model 3 until mid 2018 though.

7/3/2017 8:09:37 PM

sumfoo1
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7/16/2017 6:02:49 PM

OmarBadu
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Smart - prices probably won't come down as mass quantities of 3s are sold

7/16/2017 8:49:23 PM

HOOPS SHALOM
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Pshhh, I'll probably be able to make a profit selling my model 3 the wait list is so long. Plus I already have a model s , so it makes sense

7/24/2017 9:57:55 PM

HaLo
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bttt

7/29/2017 10:12:58 PM

The Coz
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I think I would prefer to have electric cars and chargers in a detached garage. Know what I mean? Still pulling for them to gain market acceptance and have the needed infrastructure built out.

7/30/2017 7:01:33 PM

0EPII1
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8/1/2017 7:40:00 AM

OmarBadu
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8/1/2017 9:48:53 AM

CaelNCSU
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One can get a used Model S with the big battery now for $44K: https://www.tesla.com/used/5YJSA1DN2DFP04340

Car would have been ~$90K new!

8/1/2017 9:59:57 AM

OmarBadu
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can anyone imagine buying a tesla without autopilot though?

8/1/2017 10:07:51 AM

smoothcrim
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every model S has auto pilot via software update I thought

8/1/2017 1:03:04 PM

CaelNCSU
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There are a few with the older autopilot and even a few with the newer hardware.

Don't lose your head over the autopilot...

8/1/2017 2:07:23 PM

OmarBadu
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there are a few with autopilot when i looked a few weeks ago but i thought none of them got down to sub 60k

after having my subaru with eyesight for 1.5yr i don't think going back to a car without at least adaptive cruise control down to 0 is possible - we almost bought a 2018 honda odyssey for my wife a few weeks ago and stopped short because adaptive cruise control cuts off at 22mph and stop and go is when i want it the most

8/1/2017 2:34:40 PM

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