Expect VW (OTCMKT:VLKAY) to Be the Most Profitable Maker of Electric Cars

Expect VW (OTCMKT:VLKAY) to Be the Most Profitable Maker of Electric Cars

Expect VW (OTCMKT:VLKAY) to Be the Most Profitable Maker of Electric Cars $VLKAY, $F, $GM, $TSLA Friday, Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) CEO Herbert Diess said he expected the multi-brand car-making group to be the most profitable manufacturer of EVs (electric cars) thanks to economies of scale. Even 1st generation vehicles, which start rolling off production lines next […]

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World $TSLA, $VLKAY, $GM, $F The world’s giant automakers are planning big pushes into EV production, and none bigger than Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) is coming up to challenge fledgling Tesla in its tiny 1 plant niche market. Ok, Tesla has sold about 500,000 cars worldwide, which accounts […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has Nothing the Auto Industry Cannot Replicate at Will

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has Nothing the Auto Industry Cannot Replicate at Will

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has Nothing the Auto Industry Cannot Replicate at Will $TSLA, $F, $FCAU, $GM, $VLKAY Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) announced at the weekend that its platform is set to manufacture 50-M pure EVs, and it has acquired the batteries for that vehicle production output. Ok, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has mastered making EVs cars, but its technology is […]

Former Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Employee Charged with Embezzling $9.3-M from the Company

Former Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Employee Charged with Embezzling $9.3-M from the Company

Former Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Employee Charged with Embezzling $9.3-M from the Company $TSLA, $VLKAY A former Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) employee was charged by a federal grand jury today of embezzling roughly $9.3-M from Elon Musk’s electric car company over the course of 2 years. The indictment comes as the result of an FBI inquiry. The employee Salil […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny $TSLA The Zombie Element (ZEV Credits) undermines Tesla’s Earnings Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) beat The Street expectations for Q-3, posting a significant profit on revenue of nearly $7-B. Recall Tesla’s only other profitable Quarter, that being Q-3 of Y 2016, analysts focused on something outside the business of selling all […]

Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) MEB EV Platform Unveiled

Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) MEB EV Platform Unveiled

Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) MEB EV Platform Unveiled $VLKAY Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) has unveiled its Electric for All initiative, which will set out to introduce EVs over the better part of the next 10 yrs at what the automaker says will be affordable prices. VW is aiming to sell around 150,000 electric cars by Y 2020 and increase annual sales […]

Audi Has Begun Production of its All Electric SUV

Audi Has Begun Production of its All Electric SUV

Audi Has Begun Production of its All Electric SUV $AUDVF, $TSLA, $VLKAY Audi (OTCMKT:AUDUF) began production of its first all-electric SUV on Monday, 3 years after the Top German automaker unveiled a concept version of the all electric SUV at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt. This is the EV that Forbes Magazine dubbed the “Tesla Killer” The […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Fit its Electric Power Trains in Maserati’s Alfieri 

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Fit its Electric Power Trains in Maserati’s Alfieri 

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Fit its Electric Power Trains in Maserati’s Alfieri $RACE, $FCAU, $TSLA Maserati’s flagship sports car, the Alfieri, will go electric, offering hybrid, plug-in hybrid and full-electric versions Fiat-Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) said its 5-year plan Friday. The Italian luxury brand also outlined plans to launch a midsize SUV, all-new versions of the Quattroporte and Levante, and said it intends to electrify […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Gasoline-Electric Hybrid Model Can “Run Silently”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Gasoline-Electric Hybrid Model Can “Run Silently”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Gasoline-Electric Hybrid Model Can ‘Run Silently’ $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 1st-ever hybrid, the LaFerrari is an engineering marvel. And even though Ferrari does not allow the driver to run in all-electric driving mode, a few owners found a way to get around this factory lock out. That will not be the case with […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Points Out, “Tesla is Not a Supercar”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Points Out, “Tesla is Not a Supercar”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Points Out, “Tesla is Not a Supercar” $RACE, $TSLA  There is more to Supercars that straight-line speed. Thursday, Ferrari reported solid F-Y 2017 earnings and its shares posted all time highs. On the earnings call, CEO Sergio Marchionne spoke with analysts on a conference call taking questions about a rumored all-electric Supercar. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), An Electric Supercar is Coming

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), An Electric Supercar is Coming

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), An Electric Supercar is Coming $RACE All Ferrari’s will have have a hybrid component by Y 2019 Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the world’s Top preformer in the automotive sector has indicated that is will enter the EV (electric car) space. Tuesday, CEO Sergio Marchionne said at the Detroit International Auto Show that the iconic Italian […]

GM Challenges Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Electric Cars

GM Challenges Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Electric Cars

GM Challenges Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Electric Cars $GM, $TSLA, $F General Motors (NYSE:GM) plans to launch a new family of EVs in Y 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the US #1 automaker, CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday. Her plans represent a direct challenge to money-losing electric vehicle specialist […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the “BB” of EV’s

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the “BB” of EV’s

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the “BB” of EV’s $TSLA Note: Building Cars is Hard It wasn’t that long ago that the idea of a semi-autonomous, or even an electric car driving on public roads was incredibly far-fetched. Sure, there were hybrids from companies like Toyota and Honda, but nothing that anyone with a straight face would call […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business Perplexes Wall Street

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business Perplexes Wall Street

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business Perplexes Wall Street $RACE Ferrari exists to build race cars 1st, road cars 2nd. Ferrari lives to race, not to make Wall Street money Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas thinks Ferrari needs to go electric to survive. Selling cars to survive so it can sell more cars is not what Ferrari is […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Not Survive it $10.6-B ‘Cash Burn’

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Not Survive it $10.6-B ‘Cash Burn’

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Not Survive it $10.6-B ‘Cash Burn’ $TSLA A well-respected Wall Street analyst predicts that Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares will dive deep as it nears an unprecedented $10.6-B cash burn. In a note Wednesday, he told investors to avoid buying the stock due to Model 3 production risk, something both Shayne and I […]

 Mercedes Coming to America with $1-B US to Build and Power EV’s

 Mercedes Coming to America with $1-B US to Build and Power EV’s

 Mercedes Coming to America with $1-B US to Build and Power EV’s  $DDAIF, $TSLA Company to make plug-in vehicles, batteries at US factory Investment in electric SUVs to create 600 jobs in Alabama  Daimler AG (OTCMKT:DDAIF) plans to spend $1-B to start production of Mercedes-Benz EVs at its Alabama factory, setting the world’s largest luxury-car maker […]

Analysts Warn Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) May Never Be Profitable

Analysts Warn Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) May Never Be Profitable

Analysts Warn Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) May Never Be Profitable $TSLA, $GM, $VLKAY Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) fell from record highs Tuesday after an analyst warned that the electric car maker may take longer than expected to become profitable (if ever) Jefferies analyst Philippe Houchois launched coverage of Tesla with an “underperform” rating, helping send shares of […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars” $RACE Frankfurt Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), and Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) Lamborghini are working on hybrid versions of their Supercars, but have no plans for now to develop wholly electric models, executives at the 2 companies said at the Frankfurt car show earlier this week. Michael Leiters, CTO (chief technology […]

MBZ-Maybach Unveiled its Vision 6 Cabriolet

MBZ-Maybach Unveiled its Vision 6 Cabriolet

MBZ-Maybach Unveiled its Vision 6 Cabriolet Concept $DDAIF Last night at Pebble Beach in Carmel, California, Mercedes-Benz, a unit of Daimler AG (OTCMKT:DDAIF) unveiled the Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet. Like the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept that the company unveiled last year at Pebble Beach, the Maybach 6 Cabriolet is an EV (electric car), has a drive […]

Doubt Cast on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Capabilities

Doubt Cast on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Capabilities

Doubt Cast on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Capabilities $TSLA, $AXL, $F, $GM, $MGA, $DLPH, $BWA, $RACE The world’s top auto-parts suppliers do not buy the enthusiasm about the EV hyped by Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) hypemeister CEO Elon Musk. Executives at 5 of the 25 biggest suppliers to automakers in North America have all downplayed this month expectations […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Losses Mount as Claims Broaden

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Losses Mount as Claims Broaden

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Losses Mount as Claims Broaden $TSLA Wednesday, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, pulled back on estimates of Model 3 reservations, even as the company reported stronger than expected losing results. The fledgling EV maker continues to lose money, although it cited growing excitement and profit margins for its vehicles. Tesla reported a real […]

HEFFX Initiates Coverage on Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

HEFFX Initiates Coverage on Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

  HEFFX Initiates Coverage on Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 239.14. The projected upper bound is: 337.74. The projected lower […]

Economic Electrical Power Consumption…

Economic Electrical Power Consumption…

Economic Electrical Power (EP) Consumption… US Historical Review: 1929-2017 $DIA, $SPY, $GLD, $SLV Last Friday promised some excitement for this week; what with the much anticipated interest rate increase by the FOMC and the Federal Government hitting its debt ceiling on Wednesday the 15th. Friday evening, it was all much to do about nothing, with […]

Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars

Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars

Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars $RACE Almost daily we see another major automotive brand announcing a battery-electric power initiative aka EV. But, not at Ferrari. The Italian Supercar maker is determined that there will be no silent surge of power in its near future, even as Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, and BMW all […]

An Electric Bull from Lamborghini is in the Works

An Electric Bull from Lamborghini is in the Works

An Electric Bull from Lamborghini is in the Works $VLKAY, $TSLA Over the past few years hybridized Supercars like the Ferrari LaFerrari, Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1, and Acura NSX have come to the automotive forefront, and now some manufacturers are looking to go all-electric.Even the most reserved brands are looking into it, with the […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F12berlinetta Coming with 6.3ltr V-12 Engine++

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F12berlinetta Coming with 6.3ltr V-12 Engine++

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Latest Berlinetta Coming with 6.3ltr V-12 Engine++ $RACE Ferrari is not ready to say goodbye to its naturally-aspirated V-12 engines. A new report from German magazine Autobild claims that the successor to the F12berlinetta will continue to be fitted with a V-12 engine. The yet-to-be-named model is due to arrive sometime in Y […]

Daimler, AG (Mercedes Benz) Plans 6+ EV Models

Daimler, AG (Mercedes Benz) Plans 6+ EV Models

Daimler, AG (Mercedes Benz) Plans 6+ EV Models $DDAIF, $VLKAY, $TSLA German carmaker Daimler (OTCMKT:DDAIF) plans to roll out at least 6, and possibly as many as 9, EV (electric car) models as part of its drive to compete with Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY)) Audi, a person familiar with Daimler’s plans told Reuters Saturday. […]

Unveiled in Carmel: The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

Unveiled in Carmel: The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

Unveiled in Carmel: The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Thursday night in Carmel, Calif., Mercedes-Benz (OTCMKT:DDAIF) unveiled the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept The Gullwing 2+2 Concept is an all electric car vision of what Mercedes-Benz car could look like in the future. Named for its 6-meter length, the Mercedes-Maybach 6 is totally electric, with a huge battery pack […]

BMW’s New EV’s are Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Killers

BMW’s New EV’s are Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Killers

BMW’s New EV’s are Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Killers $TSLA Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: SLA) continues to struggle with production and with concerns about how it can fulfill (if ever) the orders for its Model 3. BMW has joined the other leading automobile manufactures to pressure Tesla’s market share and become the leader in electric car technology and […]

Karma Revero, 1st Look at Reborn Extended-range Electric Sedan

Karma Revero, 1st Look at Reborn Extended-range Electric Sedan

Karma Revero, 1st Look at Reborn Extended-range Electric Sedan  $GM, $TSLA The long road to getting the Henrik Fisker’s Karma  back in production is about to end. It was in early Y 2014 that China’s Wanxiang bought the what was left of the $1-B automotive failure Fisker Motors, including the rights to the failed automaker’s […]

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk $TSLA Electric vehicles (EV) are seen by many as the harbinger of an environmentally Neutral future. Industry as assure consumers of “Zero Emissions,” and US President Barack Hussein Obama promised a 1-M on the road by Y 2015. Another, failed promise from the “Hopemiester” as less than 450-K […]

Fiat-Chrysler Mulls Adding Electric Vehicles to its Line-up

Fiat-Chrysler Mulls Adding Electric Vehicles to its Line-up

Fiat-Chrysler Mulls Adding Electric Vehicles to its Line-up $FCAM, $TSLA, $VLKAY Fiat-Chrysler’s (NYSE:FCAM) CEO Sergio Marchionne, 64 anni, is considering adding full electric vehicles to the carmaker’s line-up including the Maserati Alfieri sportscar and a small City Car. “I have always thought the economic model that supports Tesla is something that Fiat Chrysler could replicate […]

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?” $GM, $TSLA, $DDAIF, $BMW:DE, $POAHY Not too long EV’s (electric vehicles) were a rarity on the road and the track, and dream of hardcore environmentalists. That seems to be changing now and consumers are to believe the media hyperbole and some industry experts, EV’s will […]