vue init is an extendable scaffolding tool (you can even use a Git url instead of a template name), but if you don’t want to choose a template, you can use
vue build which uses webpack internally.
axios may not be bundled with Vue, but it is the recommended library for ajax in a Vue application. So if you don’t know…
It seems to me that what you say about Meteor misses the important fact that it’s a full-stack framework, contrary to all the other tools you mention in your article. This feels like comparing Laravel and Vue, or stating that it’s a shame Laravel is only working with PHP. In my opinion, Meteor shouldn’t be in this article at all.