Tesla and BMW have sold roughly the same amount of electric cars in the first half of this year, one investor tells CNBC.
Patrick Armstrong, managing partner at Plurimi Investment Managers, explains the rationale behind his positioning on Netflix, Disney, Tesla and BMW.
Chamath Palihapitiya, Social Capital founder and CEO, discusses his outlook for Tesla as it compares to other automakers, particularly BMW.
The Social Capital CEO said the new auto model will outpace the comparable BMW 3 series, saying "that entire business is going to go to zero."
Governments are "making a big difference" in incentivizing the auto industry to adopt electric technology, Ian Robertson, board member at BMW, said.
The auto industry is incentivizing people to turn away from older diesel rather than completely abandoning the fuel, Ian Robertson, board member at BMW, said.
Samsung joins companies such as Apple, Bosch, Delphi, NVIDIA and Waymo, as well as automakers like BMW, General Motors, and Volkswagen.