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But more importantly, it's just as (if not more) likely to self-destruct and go bankrupt.

I've owned Tesla since 2012, and have followed it pretty closely since then. In my opinion, if they were to go bankrupt, it would have happened during the Model 3 launch. I do however share the common concern that, at the end of the day, all you really have is a car company, and who in their right mind would ever invest in the likes of Ford, GM, etc. Eventually the growth will slow and it will be time to exit. Its a car company after all, margins are on the low side, and all car companies rely on government subsidizing to operate.

Tesla will have to create a form of recurring revenue, outside of selling cars, to maintain growth. Musk has written that one of his goals is to create an Uber-like service with all Teslas operating in autonomous mode across the country. There are challenges there for sure, but a Tesla taxi service is indeed something that could keep growth moving forward.

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