Within a decade, India will surpass China's population. It is the fastest growing democracy in the world and expected to be the #1 market outside of the U.S. for a lot of companies over the next several years. But...
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk recently purchased an additional 72,500 TSLA shares for approximately $24.9 million. This takes his stake up to 19 percent for a total holding of 33.7 million shares. He is currently the largest shareholder in the...
BMW has just laid the cornerstone for a massive expansion plan for its Chinese JV effort alongside Brilliance China Automotive Holdings. By 2020, the BMW Brilliance Alliance (BBA) will start making "new, more powerful batteries of the fifth-generation BMW eDrive...
In a recent article about the average cost of EV batteries, we quoted one source as saying Audi has an acquisition price of $114/kWh. That's a significant bit of information where Tesla Motors is concerned because Elon Musk categorically...
Nearly 10 years after the hallmark partnership between Tesla and Panasonic to produce EV batteries for Tesla cars, General Motors and Honda have signed a similar agreement for EV battery development. EV battery development is serious business, and the...
Almost eight years ago in June 2010 in Suminoe, Japan, Panasonic Energy Company president Naoto Noguchi presented Tesla Motors CTO JB Straubel with the very first production Lithium-ion battery manufactured at Panasonic’s new facility.The factory in Suminoe would start...
To say that Amazon is an e-commerce powerhouse is a bit of an understatement.With over 304 million users and a wide scope of products ranging from A to Z, Amazon is well equipped to take over the world as...
What's Really Going On? One of the newest problems rising to the surface today is this novel concept of owning a business that doesn't function as anything more than its own corporate headquarters. These businesses don't run their own stores...
As tempting as it may be for your business to say that its products or services “sell themselves,” the truth is that you owe the success of your business in large part to the talented and qualified salespeople you...
In case you were unaware, blogging is now a little more than twenty years old. In fact, if you'd started a blog back in 1997 when the word "weblog" was coined by Peter Merholz, you might be a millionaire by...
BMW Motorrad: Most people know the history of BMW motorcycles, how the company had the fastest bike in the world in 1937 and how it was forced to make motorbikes after its extensive experience in aircraft engines. But very...
In a recent article we investigated BMW's lackluster efforts at making an EV (electric vehicle) that could eventually give them a leadership position in the alternative-fuel-propelled-automobile segment. This piece takes tidbits out of their century-long history, including intriguing connections...
Many of us know the story of BMW’s foray into electric vehicles. Though not as aggressive as, say, Volkswagen, GM or even many Japanese carmakers like Nissan, BMW’s romance with electrification goes back several decades. If you think this...
https://youtu.be/LkdnLA0mGmI For a lot of people around the world, Tata means Cars.Why? Because that’s the most visible part, we see cars everywhere and Tata owns well known international brands like Jaguar, Land Rover and Tata Motors. So naturally when you...
Singapore is certainly one of the most preferred business centers in the world. Having been regarded as the fourth major financial center globally is no mean feat. The island-state also provides a good environment for businesses to thrive in....