Posts by Tesla Mondo

Tesla Autopilot Faces Pressure From Lawsuit-Happy Litigators

CAN AUTOPILOT SURVIVE SUE-HAPPY USA? PART II On Christmas day, 2015, TeslaMondo predicted that Americans would soon start suing Tesla for inflicting Autopilot on the poor public. That same post introduced y’all to Sean Kane, the “safety advocate” who poses as a dry analyst and often gets nose-picking reporters to fall for his ruse — even…

3 days ago by Tesla Mondo 21

Why Not Open Tesla Model Y Orders Now?

WHY NOT START MODEL Y PRE-ORDERS? Too early, you say? Well, let’s see. Model X pre-orders began in February of 2012. Meaningful volume production began four years later, much longer than expected. This time around, a four-year incubation period would actually be expected, true? With Model 3 about to launch…

3 weeks ago by Tesla Mondo 22

Faraday Future’s FF 91 Unveiling Broke The Cringe-O-Meter

FARADAY FUTURE’S GONG SHOW* PERFORMANCE BREAKS THE CRINGE-O-METER Now that we know more about Faraday Future, thanks to Tuesday night’s extravaganza, we can do some comparisons between FF and Tesla. Tesla’s CEO is legitimately involved in product development and production. In fact, he famously sleeps on the factory floor sometimes….

4 months ago by Tesla Mondo 35

Battery Breakthrough Race Is On!

“CHAAAARRRGE!” The Germans are maintaining their slight lead over the (other) Europeans — ah, but hear them footsteps? Toyota is just around the corner and gaining fast. Meanwhile, Tesla has long left the building. With just about every automaker announcing an EV offensive, the race is on to find a…

4 months ago by Tesla Mondo 17

A Word On Tesla’s Survivability Under Trump

A WORD FROM NEWMAN SECURITIES Here’s a good, concise article about Tesla’s survivability under President Heat Miser. TeslaMondo will make it even more concise here. Solar is pretty safe. State governments control net metering. And the 30 percent federal reimbursement for solar insulation was a Republican gig (Bush) with enduring bipartisan support. Plus, costs…

5 months ago by Tesla Mondo 45

Op-Ed: Why Tesla And Trump May Need Each Other

TESLA AND TRUMP MAY NEED EACH OTHER Here’s how people aged 18 to 25 supposedly voted, according to Survey Monkey: And here’s which stocks they own, according to MarketWatch: So Trump’s fans are kinda old; Tesla’s are kinda young. And Trump and Tesla differ just a bit on climate change and…

5 months ago by Tesla Mondo 148

Tesla To Make Car Roofs Useful?

CAR ROOFS WILL SOON STOP BEING USELESS To date, no automaker has figured out how to utilize a car’s roof for anything besides holding cargo, intermittently letting in light, and temporarily holding your coffee until you make your first turn. Any solar effort “up there” has amounted to gimmickry. The limited surface area and…

5 months ago by Tesla Mondo 51

Why Is Tesla Taking Its Time In Revealing Model 3?

ORIGINAL TARGET FOR TESLA MODEL 3 NOW SEEMS LAX The Model 3 wasn’t supposed to achieve big-volume production until 2020. Then Tesla shocked everyone this spring when it shortened that to 2018. But just imagine if the original timeframe were left intact. We’d be nursing ourselves through three more years of nothing but S…

6 months ago by Tesla Mondo 27