It's not, actually. Tesla is building their own factory, and ignoring almost all business principals in doing so. But Musk is like that. He figures he will MAKE the market, not simply supply it. And he might be right. A 200-mile electric car at 35K will probably sell like gangbusters because the Model S proved… » 9/15/14 10:36am Yesterday 10:36am

@Neutral: The only thing Ferrari is going to try and change is how successful they are in motorsports. Any professional sports franchise knows that winning fills seats and sells jerseys; for Ferrari, winning sells cars and Acer laptops and monitors with a lovely red glow. Ferrari can ride on it's laurels for quite a… » 9/10/14 10:46am Wednesday 10:46am

Can confirm: Had a VW GTI. Went to adjust the volume and the passenger door fell of. LOL, just kidding. But, yeah, it's amazing how when it's YOUR money, oil change intervals are like 5k or 7.5K or every week, whichever comes first. But when it's THEIR money, oil change intervals are suddenly like 100K. or until… » 9/09/14 4:13pm 9/09/14 4:13pm

@Neutral: That's pretty common-sense thinking coming from Ford. Reminds me of this great philanthroper who once said, and I'm para-phrasing here, that "putting a computer in the hands of children in the third-world countries isn't helping them with their immediate needs, like food, water, and access to medical car." … » 9/09/14 10:28am 9/09/14 10:28am