The Long And The Short Of It

By | 2018-05-18T20:10:31+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars, Tesla|

Electric car manufacturer Tesla has been called many things: a newcomer, a disrupter, a game-changer, and among many others, the company that revolutionized an industry not fond of revolution. And while receiving all of these well-deserved accolades, it is equally deserving of another descriptive title: financial catastrophe. This month, Tesla released its 2018 first quarter financials, [...]

A Development in Progress

By | 2018-05-11T20:50:54+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Autopilot, Department of Transportation, DOT, Electric Cars, NHTSA, Tesla, Uber|Tags: , , , , |

Last month, two U.S. citizens lost their lives to autonomous vehicles: Elaine Herzberg, who was struck by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona and Walter Huang, whose autonomously driven Tesla Model X hit a freeway concrete divider in Mountain View, California. The two incidents ignited a fiery debate on the issue of autonomous vehicles, and their [...]

Electrifying!

By | 2018-01-12T19:11:02+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Electric Cars, Ford, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This week, the 51st rendition of the Consumer Electronics Show will rain down on the desert, Las Vegas style. Originated in 1967 as a small offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, CES has blossomed into the largest convention Las Vegas holds, by a long shot. With 2.4 million square feet of convention floor space that will [...]

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Will They Make The Turn?

By | 2017-12-06T21:37:35+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Electric Cars, General Motors, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There once existed a time when the financial question of the day was whether Tesla’s stock would ever fall from its dizzying height of $395 per share. For a car company that only sold its first car nine years ago, and that has never turned a profit, it was a legitimate question.   Now the question [...]

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It’s Harder Than It Looks

By | 2017-11-08T23:09:27+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars, Tesla|

This past summer, Tesla accomplished the unimaginable: It became the most valuable car company in the nation, surpassing both General Motors and Ford in total market value. With a market cap of $66 billion, Tesla stunned an industry that has high barriers to entry and is steeped in rich tradition. By comparison, the numbers are jaw-dropping. [...]

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The Truth About Lithium

By | 2017-09-06T17:20:02+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lithium – the natural resource mined from the Earth’s crust – is perhaps the best-known commodity that people know the least about. Yet with multiple sovereign states betting their future on an industry bustling with electric vehicles, failure to understand the world’s order on the non-renewable element could prove fatal. Originally discovered in 1817 by Swedish [...]

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Generation Forward

By | 2017-11-22T17:59:53+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Classic Cars, Electric Cars|

By Jonathan Michaels   There once existed a time when automobiles were the embodiment of society’s love of freedom. Cars represented more than ordinary utility. For many, they were the fundamental expression of personal choice, where personality reveled in the freedom to pick up and go. Few can forget James Dean’s love of Porsches or Elvis [...]

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Uber’s Worst Nightmare

By | 2017-12-06T17:42:31+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Class Action, Uber|

It’s hard to imagine that things could have gotten worse. Earlier this year, ride-share giant Uber Technologies was hit with a bevy of class actions over claims that the company was fraudulently advertising its cars as the “safest rides on the road.” Citing to a string of rapes and assaults by Uber drivers, the lawsuits allege [...]

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War Crimes

By | 2017-12-06T17:40:07+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

The Porsche brand is about as iconic as they come. Built on decades of precise German engineering, the brand is the pinnacle of automotive excellence. They have raced in everything from the 24 Hours of Le Mans to Formula One, and have danced in minds of millions who have dreamed of owning one. To drive one, [...]

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Rock Bottom: Detroit’s Pricey Art Collection

By | 2017-07-24T22:15:03+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Categories: Automotive Economy|

It’s absolutely incredible when you think about it. How something so majestic, so profitable, could have fallen so far. At a point in time, it represented all that was right with America — all of the hope and opportunity that served as the foundation for the American Dream. Yet now, it is a shell of that [...]

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