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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 13, 2014, 07:38 AM

4. I agree with you that Tesla is a "small player" but, I need to add this.

General Motors killed the electric car in the 1990s. It was no mistake. If that technology had progressed at a natural pace, there would be no Tesla. But it didn't. A small player can become a big player quickly if there is strong demand for it (whatever it is)..Three examples, ..."Wall Mart" and "Microsoft" and Apple..We can argue that these companies fixed the deck, or have a better product or whatever. In the 80s..the three of these were unknown or little known. (Wall Mart was a small player compared to Sears, Pennys ..etc)
Please don't underestimate the small player. I doubt that the oil companies and others in this business do)

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