Tesla in BIG Trouble Another Loss

There are 20 comments on the Aug 7, 2013, USA Today story titled Tesla in BIG Trouble Another Loss. In it, USA Today reports that:

Electric car maker Tesla Motors, which recalled it's cars for broken back seats is announcing its earnings after the market close, saw its stock drop by nearly 6% in mid-day trading, or about $8.50 to $133.71.

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Dominic

Canada

#54 Aug 15, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>Whoa watch the words, you can't just say Tesla posted a $300 million loss or someone might say you are me or I am you. lol
LOL
One snake, with at least two heads.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#55 Aug 15, 2013
You seem to be into head and snakes. Is this your way to get off the topic of Tesla's $300 million loss?
Dominic

Canada

#56 Aug 15, 2013
Root.
Obviously you need educating. You seem to be missing the point.
I talk about snakes when I'm dealing with people who are as crooked as snakes.
The word "snake" in my context is an adjective, not a noun.
It merely puts the record straight regarding who you are and how you come across.
Now in this case, the adjective refers also to two heads.
This simply delineates how you use aliases and false IPs in your cyber stupidity scams.
Does this address your lack of understanding?
Any further questions?
Don't hesitate to ask.
We're happy to help.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#57 Aug 15, 2013
I'm sorry but I find your behvior atrocious and have nothing further to talk about if it doesnít have to do with the subject at the top of the page and no Iím not going to talk about head and snakes or some other off the cuff weird sex things. Tesla will get through these losses.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#58 Aug 15, 2013
behavior
Dominic

Canada

#60 Aug 15, 2013
Root wrote:
I'm sorry but I find your behvior atrocious and have nothing further to talk about if it doesnít have to do with the subject at the top of the page and no Iím not going to talk about head and snakes or some other off the cuff weird sex things. Tesla will get through these losses.
Speak for yourself Root.
Atrocious behaviour is your purview.
Faking other people's names and IPs has your name all over it.
Then there's the trash talk that goes with it.
If you object to it so much, then why do you do it?
To my way of thinking, if you stopped what you're doing, your problem would disappear.
Simple solution.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#61 Aug 15, 2013
So one minute you apologize and the next you start trouble again?
This must be some game you play.
For what it's worth I'll take your apology and wait to see how you act.

In the meantime I will stick to the subject at hand and that is Tesla. I hope they can get through this. They are a good Conservative company.
Tesla Recall 99 Percent

United States

#62 Aug 15, 2013
Did they ever figure out how to fix those recalled backseats?
Sandra

Fairfax, VA

#63 Aug 23, 2013
Tesla Recall 99 Percent wrote:
Did they ever figure out how to fix those recalled backseats?
What kind of seat problems does Tesla have?
MiracleMan

Rio Rancho, NM

#64 Aug 24, 2013
I own quite a bit of TSLA stock and I've done very well in recent months. I like to read every bit of press that comes out to gauge and anticipate the ups and downs. As far as whether or not the loss is true, I like to simply judge what effect the news will have on public opinion and, therefore, on the stock. I then I buy and sell accordingly. For this reason I have no interest in which one of you is right or wrong; it makes no difference to me.

Browsing through different pieces of press on TSLA today I stumbled onto this conversation. It's kinda like a car crash, I.E. I didn't want to look, but I couldn't look away. Obviously there is some history I'm not aware of, but if there were any question whatsoever, Dominic, you don't look good in this conversation. If you want to make a point, losing control makes you look like a fool and no one listens to you from that point forward. And I have to assume you perceive it as if you are not loosing control and Root is just being a jerk. I am a 100% impartial viewer and you really do yourself a disservice and annoy people trying to read and discuss. If Root is playing you, he's pretty good at winding you up. Either way, regardless of who is right, Root looks like the winner here. People like Dominic and their hot heads and incessant insults really do annoy people who like to discuss things.

Of course it's none of my business, Dominic, but I used to be like you when I was younger. I finally realized what an ass I made of myself and changed my method of discourse. Consider this a favor; Maybe you can save yourself some ass-making in the future. But, if you're anything like I was, it will take time and wisdom, not the words of a perfect stranger - one needs to be more advanced than you seem to be to listen to good advice and act upon it quickly.

You're welcome.
MiracleMan

Rio Rancho, NM

#65 Aug 24, 2013
And yes, I do know the difference between "Losing" and "Loosing".
Tesla Recall 99 Percent

United States

#66 Aug 26, 2013
Sandra wrote:
<quoted text>What kind of seat problems does Tesla have?
They were welded wrong.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#67 Aug 28, 2013
We should all agree that Tesla is a good start up and wish it success.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#70 Nov 11, 2013
Tesla has reported another fire. This loss should not be looked at in a negative way. I hope they can get this fixed. We need Tesla to achieve in the future.
Pimped Out Toronto

United States

#71 Nov 11, 2013
Root wrote:
Tesla has reported another fire. This loss should not be looked at in a negative way. I hope they can get this fixed. We need Tesla to achieve in the future.
Tesla is dryfucked. Watch them fall apart.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#72 Nov 12, 2013
Pimped Out Toronto wrote:
<quoted text>Tesla is dryfucked. Watch them fall apart.
I hope they can pull through.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#73 Dec 19, 2013
Now the fire department is saying the Tesla charging system has burnt down a garage.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#74 Dec 20, 2013
Tesla just hit another snag with their retail model in Ohio. What is the future for Tesla?
Dealers Voice

Miami, FL

#75 Dec 20, 2013
The proponents of the "Walmarting" of the retail side of the auto industry make the simple assumption that a vehicle transaction is no different from the purchase of a pair of shoes. If selling cars were that simple, then yes, I would agree the Tesla direct model makes sense
The fact is dealers invest millions of dollars in property, equipment, inventory, and personnel to make a convenient retail sales and service chain for the customer. This is done at the request and with cooperation of the manufacturer. So its only logical that a dealer will lobby to protect those investments through franchisee laws that prevent a manufacturer from opening up shop and selling their product direct, without making those same investments the dealer has been required to make as a franchisee
Understand this.....dealers aren't anti-Tesla. I wish them the best of luck, as starting a new car company requires a wallet that only an Elon Musk possesses. They are against the model that allows Tesla to unfairly compete as a new vehicle manufacturer in their markets. It will set a precedent that will allow other manufacturers to dot he same
If you look at the average Financial Statement of a new car department, they donít make money selling the VEHICLE. In fact I would say that if you take the rent, utilities, personnel, advertising associated with selling the new car (as required by the manufacturer), almost all dealers lose money. They make it up that difference by selling the service plans, gap protection, and aftermarket items that add value to the transaction. They can also offset those new vehicle losses with other operations such as used sales, service, and parts. Price competition between dealerships markets has created this fact
In fact most manufacturer's know this as they supplement dealers losses with programs such as stair-step money for achieving certain unit sales per month. Money that the manufacturer would rather pay to a dealer than invest billions in buildings
But apparently Tesla gets to avoid all of these costs at startup. In the end Tesla will look just like any other dealership. A place for Sales, Service, Parts, and your Used Trade-in. And to argue that dealers add "unnecessary markup to the transaction" is foolish. The cost of the "Factory Owned" Tesla store will be added to the price of the vehicle too, not matter who owns the retail point.
Leagle Beagle

Toronto, Canada

#76 Dec 29, 2013
Dealers Voice wrote:
The proponents of the "Walmarting" of the retail side of the auto industry make the simple assumption that a vehicle transaction is no different from the purchase of a pair of shoes. If selling cars were that simple, then yes, I would agree the Tesla direct model makes sense
The fact is dealers invest millions of dollars in property, equipment, inventory, and personnel to make a convenient retail sales and service chain for the customer. This is done at the request and with cooperation of the manufacturer. So its only logical that a dealer will lobby to protect those investments through franchisee laws that prevent a manufacturer from opening up shop and selling their product direct, without making those same investments the dealer has been required to make as a franchisee
Understand this.....dealers aren't anti-Tesla. I wish them the best of luck, as starting a new car company requires a wallet that only an Elon Musk possesses. They are against the model that allows Tesla to unfairly compete as a new vehicle manufacturer in their markets. It will set a precedent that will allow other manufacturers to dot he same
If you look at the average Financial Statement of a new car department, they donít make money selling the VEHICLE. In fact I would say that if you take the rent, utilities, personnel, advertising associated with selling the new car (as required by the manufacturer), almost all dealers lose money. They make it up that difference by selling the service plans, gap protection, and aftermarket items that add value to the transaction. They can also offset those new vehicle losses with other operations such as used sales, service, and parts. Price competition between dealerships markets has created this fact
In fact most manufacturer's know this as they supplement dealers losses with programs such as stair-step money for achieving certain unit sales per month. Money that the manufacturer would rather pay to a dealer than invest billions in buildings
But apparently Tesla gets to avoid all of these costs at startup. In the end Tesla will look just like any other dealership. A place for Sales, Service, Parts, and your Used Trade-in. And to argue that dealers add "unnecessary markup to the transaction" is foolish. The cost of the "Factory Owned" Tesla store will be added to the price of the vehicle too, not matter who owns the retail point.
I've never liked the man behind Tesla. He wants to play the game and thats it. My wife is the same way. That's how he got me to marry her in the first place. She stuck her finger in my ass and smelled it. When she said I smelled like candy, I was smitten. This is the same thing Tesla does. Sticks a finger in my ass ans smells it. Promises love but you only get fire.

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