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  • OH... AND SALES IN CHINA... will probably EASILY DWARF "all previous SALES in U.S. EASILY...

    and gradually TESLA HAS "LOTS OF COUNTRIES TO EXPAND TO IN EUROPE...

    they are JUST STARTIN' IN EUROPE

    a. Norway was first obvious target (gas there ...$10. a gallon... got that

    b. Germany (well they are BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen FANATICS... But as GAS RAMPS UP... they'll STARTING "DEFECTING TO TESLA"...

    c. U.K. ...a bit easier than Germany... BUT THEIR LOYAL A BIT TO BRIT CARS like Germany is to German cars too...

    d. BUT WHEN TESLA "PUSHES INTO the MAJORITY NUMBERS (like there are OVER 30 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE... and he basically only HITTIN' 3 ...AND 2 OF THE 3 are "domestic loyalists"

    well when TESLA goes after those other countries...AND THEY "ALL HAVE A TESLA RICH BUYER SET...

    WELL TESLA GONNA "CAPTURE AND DOMINATE EUROPE...

    THAT'S REALITY FOR YOU....

  • Reply to

    A BIT ON TESLA NORWAY SALES...

    by flashrob Jul 2, 2014 11:49 AM
    flashrob flashrob Jul 2, 2014 12:09 PM Flag

    THESE "SHORT" TYPES "vested interest fans of DYING BIG GUZZLER"

    try to twist every little detail"

    COMMON SENSE... right AFTER A "DINER" finishes with the LUNCH CROWD ...

    well of course IF YOU MEASURE "CUSTOMER TRAFFIC" YOU CAN "TECHNICALLY SAY..."HEY WHAT'S HAPPENING... YOUR PLACE HAS GOT "EMPTY TABLES" NOW...and an hour a go... you couldn't get a table...etc.

    AND THEY TRY TO "MAKE A BIG HYPE FUSS" OUT OF THAT...

    well of course TESLA sales are gonna decline a bit in California, and Norway...

    when the GERMANS get hit WITH ABOVE $10 A GALLON GAS... THEY'LL DEFECT TOO...
    so INEVITABLY GERMAN SALES WILL PROBABLY "BE BIG FOR TESLA EVENTUALLY"

    it's like "smokin' GERMANS were real resistant TO THE "2ND HAND SMOKE THING"...I haven't been there in a while...so I don't know how that is all going... BUT I BET "MORE GERMANS "CAVED IN ON THAT ...TOO"...

    have to google that... and see what they doing... with that...ANYWAY

    ........
    TESLA ain't "leasing LOTS FOR "UNSOLD INVENTORY" ...tell us about "UNSOLD INVENTORY AND TESLA ...SHORTS...

    AND TELL US "WHO HAS SQUARE MILES OF TOTAL "UNSOLD INVENTORY" around the globe...

    .........
    just noticed FORD got award FOR NUMBER ONE ...INNOVATIVE ENGINE... WHILE TESLA CAME IN NUMBER TWO...

    "COULD HARDLY BELIEVE THAT... But GUZZLER still has a LOT OF MEDIA AND OTHER PULL...

    LIKE A "BEAUTY PAGEANT"... you really think A LOT OF THOSE AIN'T VESTED INTEREST FIXES???

    ANYWAY THE "PARADIGM SHIFT" WILL INEVITABLY "POUND BIG GUZZLER AND BIG OIL...down DOWN... DOWN....

    LIKE HAPPENED WITH "HENRY FORD" POUNDING DOWN... THE "BIG VESTED INTEREST HORSEY SET...

    seen any "horsedrawn milkwagons, lately???" or people in "stagecoaches, or buckboards???

  • ...they can't figure out "whether earnings are going to be good or bad" ...I already can tell... but I won't...

  • this is real simple:

    TESLA has "no problem" selling any "level of production" IT CAN RAMP UP TO...

    the SIMPLE EVIDENCE IS:

    TESLA "IS NOT ADVERTISING" LIKE "THE HUGE AMOUNTS OF ADS GUZZLER FLOODS THE TV AND OTHER MEDIA WITH"

    so YOU DON'T NEED "PATHETIC NUMBER CRUNCHING" about "sales or earnings" or DECLINES OF SALES IN NORWAY AND CALIFORNIA...

    a. TESLA "got more buyers than they CAN PRODUCE FOR" wherever AROUND THE GLOBE...

    b. their ARE NO "LARGE PARKING LOTS OF "UNSOLD TESLAS" like "guzzlers" have...

    c. TESLA "DOESN'T EVEN USE THE "EASIEST METHODOLOGY" OF "RAMPING UP SALES "HUGELY" ...that is "by ADVERTISING..."

    so that's the "common sense logic" of WHY TESLA SALES will "keep ramping up AS FAST AS THEY "INCREASINLY PRODUCE THEM...ETC."

    WAKE UP TO "THE NEW REALITY" ...

  • flashrob flashrob Aug 15, 2014 8:32 PM Flag

    tesla CAN AFFORD to have a "great warranty" because ONLY FEW MINOR THINGS GO WRONG...

    unlike GM who had about 29 thousand RECALLS... I'd be worrying about WARRANTY ISSUES if I was "guzzler"
    ...REALITY IS BITING "GUZZLER" BIG TIME... NOT SO FOR TESLA... "THAT'S REALITY SHORT!!!"

    TESLA just gonna KEEP INCHING ON "UP"...

  • I'm so bored with this GM RECALL STUFF...

    just google "gm recall" or somesuch and you'll find a bunch of links...

    oh, well AT LEAST THEY ARE "FESSIN' UP"...won't help their margins though...

  • when the DOW and NAZ pull back... MOST stocks ...even the "high-flyers" go into the RED...

    but DESPITE THIS ...TSLA... and sister company SCTY ..."ARE STILL IN GREEN" ...even though even these pulled back a bit...

    what does this mean:

    THAT 'even among the HIGH-FLYERS... TSLA and SCTY... were/are INVESTOR'S FAVORITES...

    ...........
    meaning WHEN MKTS CYCLE BACK UP... guess "who LEADS THE PACK!!!"

  • Reply to

    Shorty has a new reason for hating Tesla

    by tslamaniac Jul 9, 2014 9:33 AM
    flashrob flashrob Jul 9, 2014 1:48 PM Flag

    the simple fact is:

    a. Tesla is the "dream commuter car" 325 miles fully charged for about $2.50 in electricity vs. about $90. in gasoline to go the same distance...

    b. the big expense of "going on a trip" IS FOR MOTELS... like I once drove to TEXAS ...4 days ...well over a 100 a night for 4 nights in MOTELS...

    C. i FLEW BACK... from San Antonio on SouthWest for less than 150 dollars...
    ...trip going down driving (my brother going one way by car...his car)

    D. WELL THAT COSTS ME "almost a grand" vs. 150 dollars for the return trip...

    e. I could have easily flew down and used one of his cars... or "rented one" for a week with unlimited mileage (maybe like 3-4 hundred)

    f. SO ...LONG TRIPS "CHEAPER TO FLY" ...plus I would have "used up 8 vacation days" driving roundtrip...plus spent about "2 grand"

    g. so BOTTOM LINE... I wouldn't take the TESLA or "any car" ONCE IT'S OVER LIKE A "FEW HUNDRED MILES"... CHEAPER TO FLY AND RENT A GUZZLER, etc.

    so THE MAJORITY OF TESLA S users are commuters who DO LIKE 100 A DAY RT...

    even though your mileage may be LESS... you only gettin' about 7mpg ....in a guzzler THAT TELLS YOU 27MPG (which mine does...in normal driving I get about 20mpg... (supercharger kicks in when I floor it, etc.)

    so if I WAS STILL WORKING/COMMUTING ...a Tesla S WOULD PROBABLY PAY FOR ITSELF ...and I NEVER SEE A SUPERCHARGING STATION... in just the savings on "expensive gasoline"

    you shorts MUST BE DUMB to think that the average purchaser/commuter CAN'T FIGURE ALL THIS OUT...

    my landlady said "she consider buying a Tesla" and doing that UBER type rental thing (some other company doing that... like rent your neighbors car thing, etc.)
    and I could live "rent free" if I just took care of car ...since I don't work and don't do housework, or much of anything but "annoy shorts" and watch TV, etc.

    I'm thinkin' start with one... and if rents well THEN EXPAND AND BUY A FEW THAN MORE, ETC. got to think about that...we got big driveway... could park a few, etc.

  • this in NEWS ARTICLE on TESLA BOARD... this afternoon...

    "shorts" IF YOU STILL BE SHORT THIS FRIDAY PM... better have "big supply of pampers near bowl, etc."

    I wouldn't want to be short... knowing TESLA GOT GOOD NEWS FROM CHINA GOV...saying wave 10% tax on Tesla 2014 thru 2017...

    plus Tesla have good odds of BUILDING 3RD (UP FROM 2) ADDITIONAL GIGAFACTORY IN DALLAS, TEXAS...

    guess Texas auto-dealers get shaft from POLS they "just thought they HAD IN THEIR POCKET"...looks to me like...

    THEN "TEXAS CONSERVATIVE POLS AND GOV" HAVE "VESTED INTEREST IN TESLA SELLING LOTS OF CARS... SO THEY PROBABLY BE "LOBBYING FOOTDRAGIN' STATES ABOUT "ALLOW TESLA SALES..."

    SEE "HOW ALL THIS SHAKIN' OUT"...TESLA GOT MORE CLOUT THAN TEXAS AUTODEALER IS PRETTY OBVIOUS...

  • THE "TESLA SHORTS" GOT FOR THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF...

    big money BEHIND solar city... just "LETTIN' STOCK DROP" TO "SUCK IN SHORTS"...

    did you notice "all other high flyers" and majority of other even regular stocks WAS UP TO DAY...

    AND "IN PARTICULAR" (and almost by themselves) BOTH "SOLAR CITY and TESLA" were DOWN...

    just "big money" LETTIN' THEM DROP BACK TO "CHUM FOR SHORTS" ...meanwhile they were buyin "mostly the other hi-flyers" that had taken A BACKSEAT TO "TESLA AND SOLAR CITY" all week long...

    well watch out SOLAR CITY SHORTS... I think YOU GONNA BE GETTIN' THE "TESLA SHORT TREATMENT" in the days, weeks, and months ahead...

    have a nice weekend SOLAR CITY SHORTS...

    by-the-way: IT'S OK TO BE "SHORT" (I DO IT LOTS...JUST NOT IN STOCKS LIKE "TESLA AND SOLAR CITY"...or netflix, google, amazon, facebook, etc....

  • flashrob flashrob 23 hours ago Flag

    who the hell is this "Bob #$%$" guy anyway???

    where'd you shorts "dig him up from?"

  • Survey answers to questions on vehicle fuel economy and carbon emissions suggest that Americans of all political stripes approve of recent Obama administration initiatives, including the new proposed rule to reduce power plant carbon emissions. More than 80 percent of respondents in both blue and red districts "favor [the] federal government requiring automakers to build cars that use less gas." And more than 70 percent "favor [the] federal government lowering the amount of greenhouse gases power plants are allowed to emit."

  • a. golf carts have been in use for decades...

    b. more older people CAN'T "WALK 18 HOLES ANYMORE" ...they can still play and swing a club ...but they are not in shape to "walk those 18 holes draggin' their clubs, etc.

    c. SO..."more golfers" are USING "ELEC CARTS" (not NOISY, SMELLY two-cycle engine ICE CARTS... does anyone "even make such a thing...or try to promote it... or RISK OBVIOUSLY LOSER INVESTMENT in such a concept???

    d. SO... I THOUGHT THE "ELEC CART" WAS THE "NO BRAINER THAT IT TURNED OUT TO BE"... (I used to play a lot of golf ...and IF THERE WAS A CART AVAILABLE... I USED IT, etc.

    e. Now "golf carts are JUST THAT... GOLF CARTS... but does ANYONE REALLY THINK ...MOST OF US...are "gonna go back to EXHAUSTING ourselves WALKING THE GOLF COURSE... when we CAN JUST only expending our energy ...driving the links... IN A "QUIET, NOT-SMELLY" GOLF CART...

    SO A SIMILAR THING IS ALREADY HAPPENING WITH TESLA... THEY ARE GONNA REPLACE "GUZZLER ...WORLDWIDE"...especially in "cities and urban" areas AROUND THE GLOBE...(breathing CLEAN AIR IN CITIES... IS BECOMING "MORE AND MORE" DESIRED...(lots of people PREFER CITY LIFE...but having to live LIKE IN MANHATTAN...where even IF YOU DON'T SMOKE... it's like YOUR LUNGS getting the IMPACT AND RESPIRATORY AILMENTS... THAT ARE THE "EQUIVALENT OF SMOKING TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES A DAY... MOSTLY DUE TO "INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE "ICE" VEHICLES ... MASSIVELY POLLUTING THE "AIR YOU BREATHE, ETC."

    so INVEVITABLY ...CITY GOVS AND HEALTH AGENCIES "ARE GOING TO HEAVILY FAVOR" GETTING RID OF "MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF "RESPIRATORY HEALTH ENDANGERING" POLLUTING "ICE" VEHICLES...

    ...AND "LEGISLATING CHANGES" TO "PURE EV NON POLLUTING" VEHICLES CROWDING THEIR CITY/URBAN STREETS AND ROADS...

    THIS IS "ALL JUST COMMON SENSE"... so TESLA is "leading the charge" AND THAT'S HOW IT'S GONNA BE AS WE MOVE FORWARD INTO THE FUTURE...

    NO MATTER "WHO'S BIG VESTED INTEREST GUZZLER AND BIG OIL/GASOLINE INVESTMENTS "TAKE A BIG FINANCIAL HIT..."

  • Reply to

    My 1st Ever Long car trip starts today.

    by electrictorque Jul 9, 2014 11:02 AM
    flashrob flashrob Jul 9, 2014 2:05 PM Flag

    if you had "bought a Tesla instead"

    you could be sitting knowin' you probably ain't used but 10% of it's life...

    so you could

    a. figure you had about 40k use of it...

    b. and then SELL IT ON EBAY "FOR MORE THAN YOU PAID FOR IT ORIGINALLY...
    ...PLUS YOU NEVER SPENT A "DIME ON GAS"

    use of A FREE "MORE FASTER AND CLASSIER CAR" ...is what you could have done...

    but then... "you shorts don't be thinkin' too clearly and CLEVERLY, etc."

  • flashrob flashrob Aug 7, 2014 4:12 PM Flag

    and of course you should remember this ... "earnings" for right now ARE IRRELEVANT ON stocks like TESLA and SOLAR CITY...

    so whatever... IT'S ABOUT THE "REV GROWTH AND EXPANSION"

    ...
    be like asking me "am I making great earnings "on the hamburgers" I'm selling at the "new million dollar McDonalds franchise I just opened"...

    in BIZ it's about "CASH FLOW" ...the "bank wouldn't have LOANED ME 800K to build the McDonalds... IF I HAD TO "SELL ENOUGH HAMBURGERS" IN THE FIRST YEAR...TO SHOW "STEADY PROFIT"...

    IT'S ABOUT "STEADY CASHFLOW AND REV GROWTH"

    these "moron shorts" SPINNING THEIR "VESTED INTEREST HYPE" ...what a bunch of "MORONS"...actually they are just "LOSER SHILLS FOR BIG VESTED INTEREST ELEC UNTILITIES AND SPECULATORS...(probably that's what most of the "shorts on TESLA ...and Solar City are...)

    notice TOO BIG UPS... when most other big stocks down... TESLA AND SOLAR CITY...

    BIG MONEY KNOWS "WHO TO BET ON"....

  • you NUMBER CRUNCHERS "just don't get it"


    TESLA is a "paradigm shift play"


    like AT&T, Home Depot, McDonalds, Microsoft (who knocked out MSDOS and all the number crunching "morons")


    Henry Ford WHO CRUSHED THE "HORSEY SET" and all their "investments" in things HORSEY... blacksmiths, stables, country inns on DIRT ROADS, coach and buckboard and stagecoach related stuff...


    wake up you "dumb number crunchers" HISTORY IS FULL OF "PARADIGM SHIFTS" AND TESLA IS ONE OF THEM...


    LIKE "AC ELECTRIFICATION" ...you had "dumb number crunchers" BACK THEN...doing "statistical forecasts and calculations" BASED ON ...WHALE OIL, KEROSENE FOR LAMP LIGHTING...CANDLES....


    the "moron" number crunchers ALWAYS GET THE "BIG PARADIGM SHIFTS WRONG"...

    apply your "number crunching" to comparisons of Ford and GM...THEN YOU HAVE SOME "VALIDITY" for your crunching...

    on PARADIGM SHIFTS... you "number crunchers ARE "IRRELEVANT" with all your charts, numbers, EARNINGS concerns...etc. etc. etc....

  • the first few years "when Henry Ford" started to UNSEAT and put a "big hurtin" on the EXISTING "HORSEY SET" PARADIGM...

    the "horsey set" is all those VESTED INTERESTS... who owned stables, blacksmith shops, ranches, stagecoach inns ON DIRT ROADS... saddle and tack mfrs and reselllers...THE WHOLE "BIG VESTED INTERESTS "HORSEY SET"...

    well HENRY FORD... came out with "mass production of the Model T automobile"...they DIDN'T EVEN HAVE MUCH IN THE WAY OF "PAVED ROADS" ...let alone INTERSTATE HIGHWAY NETWORKS, ETC.

    ANYWAY: if you had "done EARNINGS" on FORD in those "first few years" when he was just startin' up... WELL "HE HAD PUT IN HUGE AMOUNTS OF VENTURE CAPITAL for fund his mass production assembly line...ETC. ETC. ETC....and if you "did earnings IN THOSE EARLY FORD YEARS... they WOULD HAVE LOOKED "VERY SHAKY AND UNLIKELY THAT FORD WOULD SUCCEED...ETC.

    so this is "what the vested interests" of today THAT ARE AGAINST SOLAR CITY DO... (THESE ARE THE BIG ELEC UTILITIES and networks of affiliated biz ...like hardware and parts, mfrs...training and eductation...THE WHOLE GIANT NETWORK OF "EXISTING PARADIGM CONNECTED "VESTED INTERESTS" IN OUR EXISTING "ELEC PWR UTILITIES" WITH ALL THEIR VAST INVESTMENT IN THINGS THAT WE CURRENTLY USE FOR MOST OF OUR "POWER GENERATION" etc. ...coal, oil, nuclear...etc.

    anyway, outfits in solar (and Solar City is the biggest and best of those) well THEY ARE "JUST GETTING STARTED"...

    SO LIKE IN MY FORD ANALOGY... IT'S NOT ABOUT EARNINGS "for quite some time" IT'S ABOUT "REV GROWTH AND EXPANSION"...

    and the "little engine THAT COULD" unseating BIG ELEC UTILITY... just like HENRY FORD DID against the "horsey set"...Have you seen any "horsedrawn milkwagons plying the streets of our big cities and towns LATELY...I DON'T THINK SO...

    you know it TAKES about a "million dollars" to open a McDonalds FRANCHISE...you got to sell "lots of hamburgers" TO PAY OFF THAT KIND OF INITIAL INVESTMENT...and "earnings" first few years DON'T LOOK...

  • including the "2014 Chevrolet Impala"

    "guzzler NEVER SEEMS TO LEARN"... they had recalls WELL BEFORE THIS... meaning ..."they are STILL PRODUCING MASSIVE NUMBERS OF HAZARDOUS VEHICLES...

    pretty soon THE GOV GONNA SEND "ELON" IN... TO SHOW THEM HOW TO BUILD "A SAFE CAR..."

  • flashrob flashrob Aug 5, 2014 5:02 PM Flag

    and the "vested interest motivated earnings CRITICISMS by "big elec utility and friends"

    is designed TO MAKE YOU THINK THAT IS "WHAT COUNTS"...

    IF THAT WAS TRUE ...YOU WOULDN'T HAVE "thousands of profitable McDonalds franchises all over the U.S. and the world...

    and WE WOULD STILL BE "RIDING IN STAGECOACHES" AND WAITING FOR THE "MILKMAN TO DELIVER OUR MILK FROM HIS "HORSEDRAWN WAGON"...

    INSTEAD OF "TRACTOR-TRAILERS" DELIVERING MILLIONS OF CARTONS OF MILK TO SUPERMARKETS AND SMALLER GROCERY STORES ACROSS THE NATION...

    SO IT'S LIKE THAT: BIG ELEC UTILITY IS GONNA TAKE A "BIG CUT" IN PROFITS AND SUPPLY AND "OUR DEPENDENCE ON THEM FOR "ELEC POWER"...

    AND "SOLAR CITY" WILL BE THE LEADER OF THAT HERE IN THIS COUNTRY...GOING INTO THE FUTURE...

    SO "MY ADVICE" ...STICK WITH THIS STOCK FOR THE "LONG TERM" BIG WINS...

    it's LIKE SISTER COMPANY TESLA... WHO GONNA PUT A BIG HURTIN' ON "POLLUTING GAS GUZZLER...AND PUT A BIG DENT IN ANOTHER BIG "VESTED INTEREST"...NAMELY: BIG OIL...

    THAT "HOW IT GONNA BE!"

  • so here's CHINA leading the way IN PURE EV ...enthusiasm and support...

    google this:

    Beijing Hosts Debut of Formula E as Engines Whir Rather Than Roar

    (and click on top link... good read SHOWS YOU WHERE CHINA IS GOING AND WHAT THEY THINK... also mentions NEED for plenty of "ELEC SUPERCHARGER STATIONS" ...WHICH...OF COURSE... "ELON IS GOING TO TAKE CARE OF!"

    YEP...THE NEWS JUST "KEEPS GETTING "BETTER AND BETTER" FOR TESLA!!!

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