Let's take each of your arguments and dismantle them: 1. Optimism: Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something. Every fact has been sourced. If you have other sources, please provide. 2. 2012 Q3 is probably not the best source of an optimized manufacturing facility in Q1 of 2013. Tesla has ramped production, reduced labor costs by more than 40% and is no longer having supplier problems. 3. Gibberish. Tesla's costs for each sale are drastically lower than Ford (which spends >$3B on advertising) 4. See #2 above 5. Sandbagging. See #1 6. FUD. Tesla's batteries in the Roadster have performed well, no PACK failures and excellent durability and sustain of charge.