Musk retains baiting the quick sellers into extra shorting which retains his inventory at the prices they’re. He intentionally made it look so outrageously ugly, that shorts would pile on. They simply might have used Lexan in the demo, and never a soul would have known the difference, and those steel balls would have ricocheted again and hit the thrower in the gonads.

Tesla isn’t a automotive firm or a excessive tech firm, it’s the new Apple, minus the high profit levels. At the time, Ford was offering something new and in very excessive demand – basic transportation. There is not any comparison there, even if the costs you quote have been true. I am additionally equally certain that buying an previous Ford or GM plant doesn’t trivially enable the manufacture of Tesla; their existing plant was an old Ford plant – and Tesla hasn’t exactly been burning it up, …