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  1. Tesla

    As many of you know, Elon Musk is becoming a real-life Tony Stark. Tesla, one of his companies, has recently launched their own Semi Truck along with their new and improved Roadster. And just for fun, they decided to launch their own pickup truck as well-- which is capable of holding a pickup truck on its bed. I know, amazing. However, many successful company leaders have been critical of these moves claiming that they won't be successful at all. I, for a fact, know that some of these critics are connected with the gas industry and are just saying that just to make sure there isn't a decline in gas sales. But, I wanted to ask you guys: Do you see Tesla failing or succeeding in the next 5-10 years? Personally, I am a huge fan of Elon Musk and all of his companies: Tesla, Solar City, and Space X. (Discussion about Space X is for a totally different post) New Tesla Roadster This car is just ridiculous. This car is crazy quick going 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds (first ever car to break 2 seconds) and 0-100 mph in 4.2 seconds. While we don't know the exact top speed, Elon Musk was able to disclose that is it more than 250 mph. Easily, this is the fastest accelerating car ever made, and also the slickest car Tesla has ever made. On top of that, Tesla has always been heavily criticized that electric cars would never work because their mile range per charge would be extremely low and charging stations would be very far apart. Tesla's response? They have built over 1000 charging stations worldwide, which equates to around 7000 charging ports. They were able to double the amount of chargers every year, and are continuing to do so today ( Also, did I forget to mention that the new Roadster has a mile range of 620 miles. 620 MILES!! I mean, just look at this beauty go. The acceleration on this Roadster seems outlandish and impossible. This is the quickest car in the world: Tesla Semi Truck I know, crazy right? Tesla unveiled their new project-- The Semi Truck. Huge companies such as Walmart and UPS have already purchased this Semi Truck that hasn't even came out yet. The specs on this thing are just crazy, and watching videos of this thing don't seem natural at all. This Semi Truck goes from 0-60 mph in just under 5 seconds, and it goes 0-60 mph in under 20 seconds with a maximum load of 80,000 kg. Trust me, watching videos of this just feels weird. Take a look: Tesla decided to place the driver's seat in the middle of the truck, which sounds unorthodox; however, it looks pretty neat and seems to be effective. I mean just look at the inside of the truck. Tesla Pickup Truck Not much has been said about this, but this just looks ridiculous. If you want to watch the whole Tesla unveiling video, here you go: So what are you're thoughts on Tesla?