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I'm a bit surprised that Mercedes plans on developing their batteries in house. A lot of automakers seem to be establishing relationships with already existing battery providers. Mercedes may be thinking long term though, as supply may become limited as more EV's join the market.
 

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Even Tesla with its massive gigafactory has partnered with Panasonic in an effort to keep production on track. Luckily with the shared platform that MB is using for their EQ models they will really only have to develop one kind of pack to start.
 

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When Elon tweeted that he wanted to take the company private, VW actually reached out with an effort to support this venture. But unfortunately I don't think he has any interest in giving away any controlling interest of the company.
 

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Tesla has done what no automaker thought possible and has made electric cars both desirable and profitable. Even if they do end up losing controlling market share with so many rivals joining the segment, they should be applauded for what they have accomplished in such a short period of time.
 

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Tesla has done what no automaker thought possible and has made electric cars both desirable and profitable. Even if they do end up losing controlling market share with so many rivals joining the segment, they should be applauded for what they have accomplished in such a short period of time.
Tesla will just have to adapt as any good company should and if his other ventures pay off of if he's able to get more outside funding, Tesla will continue to push the envelope.
 

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You can bet that once the Roadster is officially unveiled that interest in Tesla will yet again spike. That car is looking to punch well above its price bracket, even matching the performance of models like the Huracan.
 
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