Anton Wahlman

Wahlman currently writes on auto and tech. He was a sell-side equity research analyst covering the communications technology industries from 1996 to 2008 at UBS, Needham & Company and ThinkEquity.

 

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'Driving America Forward Act' Could Give China $2 Trillion in U.S. Subsidies

'Driving America Forward Act' Could Give China $2 Trillion in U.S. Subsidies

There's nothing to stop 487 Chinese electric-car makers from each claiming some $4.3 billion in American tax breaks.

Giving Each Electric-Car Maker a $2.8 Billion Taxpayer Subsidy Is Asinine

Giving Each Electric-Car Maker a $2.8 Billion Taxpayer Subsidy Is Asinine

OPINION: The 'Driving America Forward Act' should be called the 'Muscle Cars for Billionaires Law,' and Trump should veto this stupid plan if it ever reaches his desk.

Tesla Is Like a Soviet Factory: Production With No Concern for Actual Demand

Tesla Is Like a Soviet Factory: Production With No Concern for Actual Demand

Ignore how many units the electric-vehicle maker produces and look at how many it actually sells.

If Everything's Fine With Tesla, Why Isn't It Doing a Secondary Stock Offering?

If Everything's Fine With Tesla, Why Isn't It Doing a Secondary Stock Offering?

Wouldn't it be easier for Tesla to sell more stock than close retail outlets and lay off staff?

No News Isn't Good News for Tesla Stock in Elon Musk's Fight With the SEC

No News Isn't Good News for Tesla Stock in Elon Musk's Fight With the SEC

The swashbuckling CEO's lawyers want permission to make additional arguments, but the judge has been silent so far.

Does Tesla's Model Y Presentation Suggest Elon Musk Is Out as CEO?

Does Tesla's Model Y Presentation Suggest Elon Musk Is Out as CEO?

My sense is that Elon Musk is seeing a higher probability now -- more than he did even a few weeks ago -- that his relationship with Tesla might be due for a restructuring.

General Motors' Rivian Investment Would Be All About Amazon

General Motors' Rivian Investment Would Be All About Amazon

GM could make any electric vehicle, but this deal puts it in the same boardroom with Amazon.

Tesla Is Decades Away From Full Self-Driving Cars

Tesla Is Decades Away From Full Self-Driving Cars

If you are at 98% accuracy for autonomous driving right now, you are practically nowhere.

Tesla Earnings: This Is a Hypergrowth Company?

Tesla Earnings: This Is a Hypergrowth Company?

Management is admitting that 2019 unit sales will only rise about 11% at best.

Chinese Auto Imports to U.S. Could Pose National Security Problems

Chinese Auto Imports to U.S. Could Pose National Security Problems

Think of the car as a land-based drone that could weigh 5,000 lbs instead of 5 lbs, bringing a giant probe into society, placing it within yards of almost every residential and commercial building in America.