Musk blames Chinese customers for Tesla debacle. Wait until you read this

Last look from our Beijing penthouse. Rare sunset. Power stations in the back. No chargers downstairs

Last look from our Beijing penthouse, we are leaving. Rare sunset. Power stations in the back. No chargers downstairs

When Elon Musk came to Detroit yesterday, people expected announcements of new Tesla cars, because that’s what car companies usually do at the Detroit Motor Show. Tesla proudly is unlike any car company, so Elon Musk talked about trouble in China, and he did what car companies usually are loath to do, he blamed the stupid Chinese customer. Sales in China are “a little weaker,” Musk said, because “there was a misconception that charging was difficult in China.” The misconception part was right on, the rest wasn’t. Elon Musk so far has misconceived both the dangers, and the opportunities of the Chinese market. [Continue Reading]