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Tesla (Competition) Deathwatch: The History of Atari

November 20th, 2019 | by Frugal Moogal

I wasn't planning on writing a second article in this series so quickly, but I was reading through the comment section and felt compelled to write a response to cover some of those replies


Auto Experts: Tesla Has 7-Year Head Start Over Legacy Automakers

July 27th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The automotive and oil industries dominate the global economy, and both are on the cusp of revolutionary change. The ramifications of this are endless, and when auto industry experts start discussing the current state of affairs with an open mind, the conversation can take some very interesting turns


Conflicted German Automakers Struggle With EV Transition

October 13th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

It’s no secret that legacy automakers are making the transition to electric vehicles only reluctantly, in response to regulatory pressure from governments and to competitive pressure from Tesla. Contrary to what many seem to believe, Big Auto’s reluctance to embrace EVs is not merely the usual corporate fear of the future, nor is it the result of any oil industry-fueled conspiracy (as far as we know). It’s a simple matter of money -- there are good reasons to believe that electrification will take a major bite out of industry profits, as BMW and Daimler execs recently acknowledged



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