Go ahead, tell me that we'll take a hit from higher energy consumption from increased charging. The way Elon Musk rolls, in 25 years, we'll have Teslas in the garage and SolarCity (SCTY) panels on the roof. 

Google buying Tesla and rolling out the most luxurious, fully-electric, fully-autonomous vehicle would transform the tech giant into one of the future's biggest players. 

Everyone scoffed when Facebook (FB) bought Instagram for $1 billion. Now, we look at it as a steal, (especially after Facebook just bought WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion). 

Google should make Tesla tomorrow's bargain bin pick up, the way Facebook did with Instagram. Even if it doesn't feel like a bargain bin buy today.

At the time of publication, the author was long AAPL and FB, but held no positions in any of the other stocks mentioned.

This article represents the opinion of a contributor and not necessarily that of TheStreet or its editorial staff.

-- Written by Bret Kenwell in Petoskey, Mich.
Bret Kenwell currently writes, blogs and also contributes to Robert Weinstein's Weekly Options Newsletter. Focuses on short-to-intermediate-term trading opportunities that can be exposed via options. He prefers to use debit trades on momentum setups and credit trades on support/resistance setups. He also focuses on building long-term wealth by searching for consistent, quality dividend paying companies and long-term growth companies. He considers himself the surfer, not the wave, in relation to the market and himself. He has no allegiance to either the bull side or the bear side.

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