It’s scary that X is probably the most mature person in the Musk household.
So not only is Musk a Covid denier, he’s openly fucking over all of the Tesla employees in California with this trumpish rage tweeting. Can you imagine what those people feel like reading this stuff? It is shockingly oblivious and totally insensitive of him to pull this crap. He obviously doesn’t care about his… Read more
On top of that, automakers had a lot of debuts planned that might have goosed sales but are now delayed. That includes the new Land Rover Defender, the new Ford Bronco, and the Aston Martin DBX, alongside recent-ish introductions like the Kia Seltos, Chevy Trailblazer, and the Tesla Model Y.
If debt cost 10% more people would be driving the only car anyone needs, the Honda Fit. Transaction costs have gone up because the costs of holding the debt have gone down. If you can afford $100 a month then at 10% that is a $3000 car over 36 months. That same $100 is 3500 at 3%. Add a 100,000 mile warranty and… Read more
None of this surprises me. My brother and sister-in-law are typical, uneducated, working poor. They have two full-size Chevy trucks that they bought used, on 6yr loans (and overpaid for at a dealership). And because they have shitty credit (of course), even with my Mother co-signing they are paying like 12% interest. Read more
I know -- I thought it would be much lower! 🤔
Because the i8 wasn’t meant to be a flagship that would compete in the HP-wars. It was supposed to be a truly sustainable car, in its production, its engine but also in its overall concept. A sportscar for the post-abundance world, where you can have your cake and eat it too. They did fail because it was riddled with… Read more