Profit

 
GM goal: profitable, affordable electric cars built in big numbers

GM goal: profitable, affordable electric cars built in big numbers

Automotive innovation rolls out over many years, usually decades, and usually only a few companies lead. Others hang back, waiting to see if buyers will accept new features, new powertrains, and new types of vehicles. More than six years after modern electric cars hit the market in volume, many... read more

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2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

How Much Money Does The 2016 Toyota Mirai Lose? A Lot, Perhaps

All automakers expect to lose money at first when they launch expensive new powertrain technologies. But if one European official with deep experience in alternative-fuel... read more December 5, 2014 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Didn't Make A Profit On Its Cars In Q1: Let's Be Clear

Tesla Motors has accomplished many remarkable things in its short life as a startup maker of electric cars. But, to clear up a common misperception, its supporters should... read more May 29, 2013 by 28


 
Zipcar

Car-Sharing Services Like Zipcar Grow, But Is It Viable Business?

With fuel prices going the way they are, and it getting harder and harder to find a parking spot in most congested cities these days, the increasing popularity of car-sharing... read more May 4, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Shows Open Road To More Losses In Q3

Tesla has announced its third quarter results. They show that revenues are down 31 percent from a year ago and that the car maker is losing nearly eight times as much money... read more November 10, 2010 by 0


 

 
 

 
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