Tesla Short Sellers Filed a Fake NHTSA Petition Under My Name

UPDATE: NHTSA has concluded their investigation and determined that the short seller’s motor vehicle defect petition had no merit. When news broke three days ago that NHTSA was investigating a motor vehicle defect petition submitted against Tesla for “sudden unintended acceleration”, I knew immediately that it was a frivolous complaint submitted by Tesla short-sellers. The […]

Mark Spiegel Covers Half of Short Position Again After 2020 Ass-Kicking

Devoted Whole Mars readers may remember our story from just last week revealing that noted Tesla short-seller Mark Spiegel had covered half of his Tesla short position. After devastating losses in December, Mark reduced his Tesla short from 20% to 10% of his portfolio. We received many comments from readers who were scratching their heads […]

How Leasing Impacts Tesla’s Financials

The Trefis Team at Forbes has a great piece on Tesla’s fast-growing leasing business: While the higher mix of leases is impacting Tesla’s Revenue Growth, it is accretive to the company’s Gross Margins. Below, we take a look at how Tesla’s Leasing business is faring and how it impacts the company’s financials. Forbes Oh, I’ve […]

Inside the Disaster that is Uber

Amir Efrati at The Information has a beautiful new feature for us. Here’s the hook: Uber CEO Khosrowshahi faces a reckoning. Despite cost-cutting, Uber’s losses are far higher than projected and it is losing ground in each of its key businesses. Investors and employees question whether he is up to the job of turning Uber […]