Tesla, Audi Prove That Electric Car Is Viable

Basically, electric cars are not only competitive with fossil fuel-powered vehicles, they exceed them, which means electricity could be the fuel of choice for the auto industry within a few years. The only thing keeping electric vehicles from being widely adopted is cost, which should fall as production increases.

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Volkswagen Achieves Global Auto Domination

Volkswagen might also be a very undervalued stock. It had an enterprise value of $188.32 billion and a market cap of $99.39 billion on August 6, 2015, which indicates that its share price of $208.91 was too low.

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Self-Driving Cars Are Almost Here: Is the Insurance Industry Ready?

Even Warren Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) owns the iconic GEICO, has taken notice of the potential havoc this disruptive technology could wreak on insurers.

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Auto Industry Developing Standards for Self-Driving Cars

One reason for this system is to make it easier to insure self-driving vehicles. Such standards will be vital if insurers are to develop policies for autonomous vehicles.

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Progressive’s Wireless Device Could Be a Safety Threat

The whole telematics issue raises the interesting question of whether auto insurers are still a good investment. Value investors like Warren Buffett have long thought of auto insurers that way because of all the float their premiums generate, but is that still true in the face of all the competition in today’s insurance industry?

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Musk Aims to Disrupt the Electricity Market

Both Tesla and SolarCity are losing a lot of money, and both could be in serious trouble if Mr. Musk cannot figure out a way to start generate cash and a lot of it—and fast. Musk has taken a very bold gamble here; he’s essentially betting two of his companies on a fundamental shift in the way the world gets electricity. If that change does not occur, both Tesla and SolarCity will find themselves caught in the death spiral.

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The Apple Car and the GM Bolt Are Opportunities for the Battery Company Tesla

Musk intends to compete with the utility industry as well as the auto industry. He’s already competing with oil companies; Tesla even operates filling stations. Now Tesla intends to be your electric company as well as your car company.

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