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      12-10-2018, 04:56 PM   #22

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Originally Posted by five3three View Post
The thing about Tesla's numbers that make comparisons a bit lopsided is they're trying to catch up to meet pre-orders and a backlog of demand from folks who've been waiting for quite some time. I'll be interested to see how they fare once they're in a steady state and producing/selling based on month to month demand.

I do agree though that the rest of the companies are late to the EV game, but I don't think that will cause them to fall behind to Tesla especially since Tesla plans to (or already has) open source everything.
I mean, you're correct, but does that make it better or worse?

Stop to consider it for a moment. Incumbent automakers have left so much demand on the table, that the uncorking of said demand eclipses the sales of every other car in the market (of the same type [sedan]).
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