Tesla Announces Bleeding Its Customers Dry Before They’re Killed in a Fire

What if I told you Tesla is a giant Ponzi scheme? Hopefully you’d correct me and say no, it’s actually much worse, and then explain the big difference: In classic Ponzi scheme analysis people will lose all their money. Ponzis of today are a whole lot more complicated and a whole lot more careful about … Continue reading Tesla Announces Bleeding Its Customers Dry Before They’re Killed in a Fire

July Tesla Sales Crashed in Germany and Norway: Not Even on Chart

I was surprised to read German news from July about Fiat having a huge win in battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales. The Fiat 500 electric remains the top-selling all-electric car in Germany, with 2,170 new registrations in July. For reference, the Volkswagen ID.4/ID.5 (counted together) noted 1,600 units, Opel Corsa-e was at 1,406, while the … Continue reading July Tesla Sales Crashed in Germany and Norway: Not Even on Chart

Unsafe by Design: Tesla Fails to See Children, Red Lights, Emergency Vehicles…

Tesla Deaths: 304 (and 15 confirmed on “Autopilot”) If there’s one thing, ONE THING, a car manufacturer should be able to do it’s meet baseline safety requirements of operating on public roads. For example, a car should not be engineered to systemically increase risk of accidents that involve children, red lights and emergency vehicles. Fail … Continue reading Unsafe by Design: Tesla Fails to See Children, Red Lights, Emergency Vehicles…

Unsafe by Design: More and More Teslas Catch on Fire

There have been hundreds of fires claimed due to Tesla cars, as many as 300 estimated. That’s incredible in itself. For context the Ford Pinto allegedly had a tiny fraction of that number yet caused international outrage. More to the point, there are now at least 32 recorded fatalities due to Tesla fires. Ford infamously … Continue reading Unsafe by Design: More and More Teslas Catch on Fire