Skip to comments.Daimler grabs Tesla stake in electric-car push
Posted on 05/19/2009 8:59:19 AM PDT by buzzer
German automotive giant Daimler has invested in electric-car company Tesla Motors and plans to use Tesla's battery packs in its Smart electric car due later this year.
At a Tuesday press conference held at the Daimler museum in Stuttgart, Germany, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Daimler management board member Thomas Weber said the contract between the two companies calls for joint collaboration on the Smart electric car and future models.
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Maybe at firesale prices lol
Good for tesla. Cool cars
Telsa is either a fool or broke. Look what Daimler did to Chrysler and you will see their future. The krauts have a huge ego problem in thinking they are to god of the automobile industry.
Why would anyone send any capital to America when bondholders have no rights?
Tesla I think is broke.
The nice thing about the “krauts” is they do not elect Muslims to run or ruin their country. They are smarter than that. Ditto the Italians, Austrians, French, Swiss, Danes, etc.
After what happened here - I no longer judge countries who have non-Islamic leaders.
How long before one of these Teslas goes up in flames? They have thousands of the batteries that explode in laptops.
Well Daimler just quit their Chrysler adventure before was too late. Ask the UAW what they did to Daimler. the UAW caused Chrysler billions of losses which the germans payed for. No wonder they’ve quit.
Well, germany had it’s rather bad experiences with foreigners in leadership positions which ruined their country.
If Diamler was smart they’d buy it lock stock and barrel and then release electric versions of the Ariel Atom as well.
Isn’t the Ariel Atom a product of Monkey Island, ooops , i meant England ?
I'm thinking the clean-up at accident scenes will be a much bigger and more frequent problem.
The other consideration. These batteries have some nasty metals inside them. Rupture one, do we have a superfund EPA disaster at each accident scene now?
the REAL Tesla wanted wireless power transmission. But then its use couldn’t be metered and regulated.
They stood behind Obambi become OUR president. Never in the history of the country had our President campaigned among a foreign nation so.
Other than shipping precautions, they appear to be non-hazardous:
Not enough people are concerned about this, but as Rev. Wright
observed, “America’s chickens are coming home to roost,”...or will soon.
Saw one the other day, pretty cool. The best part is when I drew even with it the driver punched it and it really scooted! With no noise.
They don't have to. Within 25 years Germany will be MAJORITY MUSLIM, and an Islamic Republic.
Only auto giant worth buying is Ford.
And about electric cars, LOL ! Slot cars with batteries are for f**s and gaia earth worshippers
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