Elon Musk/Tesla takes a shot at the Railroads

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Elon Musk/Tesla takes a shot at the Railroads

Unread postby NSSD70ACe » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:46 am

Well, it’s finally happening.

According to Railway Age, Tesla is looking at using their electric semi to render railroads obsolete, using autonomous driving and “platooning”: https://t.co/gxNoAWQxTe?amp=1

Personally I’m not overly worried about Tesla. With the company facing multiple lawsuits, an SEC investigation, and not paying suppliers, all the while having 920 million dollars of debt to repay in the coming months, I doubt they’ll have the semi ready in two years as Musk claims, if they’re still open for business.

*Note: articles are from 2017, but have become relavent again because of a dispute between UP and Tesla where UP won’t release cars to Tesla in SLC.
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Re: Elon Musk/Tesla takes a shot at the Railroads

Unread postby NS3322 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:03 pm

Yeah, put more semis on the road. As if it isn't already hard to drive on I-94.
With the current state and reckless behavior of Mr. Musk, I do not see Tesla as being a major threat.
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