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PostPosted: October 4, 2018, 6:21 pm 
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Or perhaps they were celebrating the production 53,000 Model 3's in the third quarter, finishing off with 5,300 in the final week of the quarter. I swear I could hear your huzzas here in Eastern Indiana.

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PostPosted: October 4, 2018, 6:32 pm 
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Tesla tells our Gov. Org. that they do not know how many cars they have made.
Now suddenly they brag that 53,000 more are completed?
Ahh hah, now about those production numbers and the phasing out of their subsidy/buyers kick-back?

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PostPosted: October 5, 2018, 7:43 am 
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RichardSIA wrote:
Tesla tells our Gov. Org. that they do not know how many cars they have made.
Now suddenly they brag that 53,000 more are completed?
Ahh hah, now about those production numbers and the phasing out of their subsidy/buyers kick-back?

Well, what about them? They've tripped the wire that starts the beginning of the end of the subsidies. How can that process be stopped?


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PostPosted: October 5, 2018, 1:53 pm 
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My point is that Tesla should have reached that threshold last year.
But they claimed they did not know how many cars they have produced in order to keep the gravy train rolling a while longer.
Now they are bragging about high production numbers to satisfy stockholders who demand that, and to reassure the stock market that they will meet stated production goals.
The conflict is clear, and amusing! :lol:

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RichardSIA wrote:
But they claimed they did not know how many cars they have produced


Dude, it's California! Chillax and smoke some more weed; it'll all work out!

Elon Musk has style, but he and Tesla keep bringing up memories of John DeLorean and his company, its financial eccentricities with stock and government money, and its eventual crash due to... well, at least weed is legal in the PRDC.


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PostPosted: October 5, 2018, 5:23 pm 
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Yah, Cali.
There seems to some uncertainty as to whatever really happened to Geraldine Elizabeth Carmichael of Twentieth Century Motor Car Company infamy.
Google has LOTS of history on that debacle.
Maybe Musk is actually Geraldine, the Tesla operation sure has a similar history, particularly their early days.
Sure Tesla has actually produced some running cars, but they did it on Fed money.
Poor Geraldine had to scam private investors out of million$. :roll: :wink:

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RichardSIA wrote:
Sure Tesla has actually produced some running cars, but they did it on Fed money.
Just like every other major auto manufacturer.

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Geraldine Elizabeth Carmichae


They finally caught him, sent him to prison, and he died in 2004.


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