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Autoblog poll - is Tesla the world's most important automaker?

Discussion in 'News' started by MartinAustin, Jun 23, 2014.

  1. MartinAustin

    MartinAustin Active Member

    Jul 21, 2013
    Austin, Texas USA
  2. tdelta1000

    tdelta1000 Active Member

    Jul 19, 2009
    South Florida
    In recent times... yes. TM has come along in a time where "going Green" is frowned upon. TM has caused the Auto industry to take a second look at the EVs and their potential to the I.C.E. and it has caused the Dealer Network to take a defensive posture about its aged business model. I must agree with the article in saying the TM is the worlds most important automaker.

    P.S. when battery tech increases range above the 350 mile mark; the greater consumer market will get behind the movement.
  3. Vger

    Vger Active Member

    Apr 10, 2009
    Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada
    They have created revolutionary products right out of the gate, and almost singlehandedly created serious interest by both consumers and competitors in EV technology.

    One has to see a bit into the future to justify this claim, but not that far into the future-- maybe five years.

    I think it will be increasingly apparent that they are one of the most significant manufacturers of autos since Henry Ford implemented mass production affordable cars.

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