quote: The point is they are crapping on it because its competition, not because the outlook is actually "poor".
quote: We already worked out strategic issues with Tesla and to do so again in the future. Tesla is one of the best investments we have ever made.
quote: Not really. Once electric cars are profitable, all the major car companies will start making them.
quote: Electric Vehicles are ALWAYS going to be more expensive to manufacture
quote: This would be like saying Joes Hot Dog stand on the corner is "competing" with Oscar Myer lol. I mean...wtf people. Do you know how big Dailmer is? There's more spare change lost in their couch than Tesla has made in it's entire history.
quote: How is Mercedes scared of Tesla? That would be like saying they are scared of MG or Lotus. Tesla is way too small to be a threat to any of the major automakers.
quote: Mercedes is able to cater to luxury buyers with a complete luxury experience when servicing the car, which is something Tesla can’t do.
quote: Anyone who values his/her time does NOT want to hang out at a car dealership.
quote: I Do not buy the propaganda of Quick electric recharging. Look up Ohm's law and then we ca talk again.
quote: Secondly I value my time!
quote: And yet you're here using your time to post comments on DailyTech.
quote: How much do you value it? I have a hard time believing that you earn €240,000/yr, i.e. €120/h*2000h.
quote: Given the entirely predictable and overall in the scheme of things, fairly rapid loss of battery life I can see second hand prices crashing once the car is more than two or three years old.
quote: It has amazing range when compared to every other plug in electric currently available.
quote: A disruptive innovation is an innovation that helps create a new market and value network, and eventually disrupts an existing market and value network (over a few years or decades), displacing an earlier technology. The term is used in business and technology literature to describe innovations that improve a product or service in ways that the market does not expect, typically first by designing for a different set of consumers in a new market and later by lowering prices in the existing market.
quote: EV maker has "no network" and operates "little shops that don’t have service capability