What would happen if Tesla cars if the company were to close up shop?

FactSet / Eng

FactSet Eng

Bridgewater Associates
Feb 10 13 Comments

Just curious. What would happen to the cars wrt OTA updates ? Would the cars be eventually rendered defunct?


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TOP 13 Comments
  • Microsoft FBisEvil
    Then virtue signaling dumbasses that bought 80k lemons from a startup company run by a fraudster will get what they deserve.
    Feb 10 8
    • Microsoft FBisEvil
      But Musk is a genius and they were supposed to have robots building their robots 😂😂😂😂
      Feb 10
    • Microsoft allthetime
      Hahahaha. Fooling some of the people, all of the time! 😂😂😂
      Feb 10
    • Tesla dkxidjsn
      Haha virtue signaling. You do know that many people don't give a shit about going green but just love the experience of driving an EV.

      Also what is this obsession that everyone has about calling Elon a fraudster. Like seriously do you even listen to yourself.
      Feb 10
    • Microsoft FBisEvil
      He’s legally not allowed to deny he committed fraud. What the hell are you talking about?
      Feb 11
    • Nutanix paperback
      I don’t think it’d become a lemon, realistically speaking some other company might acquire parts manufacturing and help with servicing, maybe create new ev cars of their own with the infrastructure. And with regards to Elon Musk, I’m skeptical of that guy too! Mostly after watching the boring company demo...there were so many things wrong with that prototype...it felt like something done just to raise money for one of his other companies
      Feb 14
  • Microsoft / Eng HRNj30
    The cars will continue to run just like all other cars. The software updates are great but not required. Car companies have gone out of business in the past. And will in the future. Also, there's not much required maintenance on Tesla's https://www.tesla.com/support/car-maintenance

    You will notice that there are only 8 things that you have to do with the car. Granted there are other things but Compare that to gas cars.
    Feb 10 0
  • New DuQvV7x
    Most cars don’t get an OTA update. And still run. Well.

    W(hy)TF will this be different.
    Feb 10 0
  • Microsoft Horseface
    Another company would step in and provide break/fix support.
    Feb 10 0
  • Homeaway ppMg64
    I would say, it would be bought over by another company who would want to keep it going. The frequency of updates would drop significantly but not stop.

    Would also depend on who buys them as well :)
    Feb 10 0