27 Sep '14, 9pm

Bob Lutz: Tesla A “Fringe” Product

Bob Lutz: Tesla A “Fringe” Product

“Maximum” Bob Lutz, former GM product czar and already outspoken guy, was interviewed this week on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” to discuss Tesla’s stock price plummet. During the interview, Lutz echoed Elon Musk’s assertion that Tesla’s overvalued, and Lutz went on to say it will remain a “fringe” product until the next-gen Tesla debuts. Lutz has been an ardent defender of the Chevy Volt, the plug-in hybrid he had a hand in designing, though he’s also come out and said it should have been a truck instead . Lutz’s latest venture has him shoehorning supercharged V8 engines from Chevy into Fisker Karmas and doing the talk show circuit, appearing as an expert guest on shows like this. As far as Tesla is concerned, Lutz rightly points out that their total production thus far doesn’t equal even a single day of GM or Ford’s worldwide production output, despite what the stock price might...

Full article: http://gas2.org/2014/09/27/bob-lutz-tesla-fringe-product/

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