PACCAR Proves Musk is Smart to Build a Tesla Semi-Truck

PACCAR’s success shows that building heavy trucks would be a smart and profitable move for Tesla. PACCAR is also a good investment for average people while Tesla is not. Buying PACCAR might be a good way to invest in electric vehicles and avoid Tesla’s overpriced stock.

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Tesla Planning Electric Semi-Truck and Pickup

If Musk can really build an electric big rig he’ll demonstrate that Tesla has some amazing design and manufacturing capabilities. Creating such a machine and getting it running will be an amazing feat.

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Does Volkswagen Make Money?

All this indicates that Volkswagen is a very cash-rich company that is definitely undervalued by the markets. It also fits the value investing criteria of a really good company going through a rough stretch.

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Tesla Goes into the Auto Parts Business

My prediction is that Tesla will start selling components to other automakers within a year or so. It will also start selling manufacturing services to other companies at some point. Most of the sales will be of batteries, but there should also be a market for drive trains, control systems for autonomous vehicles and motors as well.

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ABB Group the Value in Robotics

With a labor shortage a growing problem in the restaurant industry; and the $15 minimum wage almost a certainty in much of the U.S., there’s a lot of incentive for restaurants to automate. The market for restaurant robotics is there, and ABB is certainly in a good position to fill it.

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Ford Gambles Big on Self-Driving Cars

Okay, so Ford is a great company that is making a lot of money, but is self-driving vehicle technology a wise investment? Maybe not, even some of Ford’s executives have serious doubts about its profitability.

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Will Hyperloop and Electric Cars mean the End of the Line for Oil?

The oil industry will survive the coming of Hyperloop and electric cars; but it will look nothing like the one we have known. Instead it will be smaller and only a few companies in it will make money. Smart investors will stay out of oil for the foreseeable future, unless they are looking for something to short.

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Musk Just Proved that Tesla is really an Energy Company

Converting Tesla into an energy company makes a lot of sense because there is a growing market for backup electricity, especially in the United States. Recent news stories show that America’s electric grid is no longer a reliable source of power in many areas.

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Tesla is in the Filling Station Business

Tesla gets another potential source of income here ;because it can sell supercharging equipment to filling station operators. That means it can expand its network without building the stations. It can turn a loss leader into a potential source of revenue.

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