A perfect time for radar love

screen-shot-2016-09-12-at-8-15-29-amJust as Google and Apple falter in their romantic quest to enter the manufacturing-intensive car biz — it’s hard to build fantasies — Tesla’s new radar vision reminds the world that Tesla dwells in the real auto business with real paying customers. Tesla’s innovations benefit customers who buy cars, not roving puppy-dog cars in search of owners (Google) or fuzzy nebulae purporting to give Tesla a run for its money (Apple).

Tesla gets its hands dirty by manufacturing things, selling them to people, and improving them. TeslaMondo considers all of this a prerequisite for the car business. And Tesla’s kaizen boosts its resale value, as we’ve just been reminded. Owning a Tesla means benefitting from OTA improvements. It’s an investment vehicle, not a throwaway. If the Model S were an iPhone, it could start as a 5 and become a 7 without making you visit the Genius Bar — isn’t that right, Tim Cook?

Mobileye shares are bleeding as people wonder if radar love will spread to other automakers, leaving poor Mobileye with unmarketable cameras. A logical fear. Your move, Mobileye. Drivin’ all night, your hands wet on the wheel? That describes Mobileye investors. TeslaMondo is one of them.

3 thoughts on “A perfect time for radar love

  1. Dan Haines says:

    📖🍛 😁

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  2. Nøderak says:

    What about ignorant GeoHotz?

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  3. Timmy says:

    Nice. If MobilEye can’t innovate, and fast, it may indeed join Golden Earring in the one-hit-wonder club!

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