BYD Sells More Plugin Vehicles Than Tesla, But Tesla Makes ~11 Times More Profit

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 21:40:22 +0000

BYD is the only automaker that sells more plugin vehicles worldwide than Tesla (and a bit fewer full electrics). It’s also basically the only other profitable electric automaker in the world. In some regards, you can certainly say that BYD is leading the charge in EVs. On the other hand, in terms of pure electrics, […]

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Elon Musk Shines In The Limelight At Tesla’s 2022 Annual Meeting Of Stockholders

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:13:55 +0000

Amidst the bouts of laughter and Musk-centered adoration were several references to Tesla’s future planning, leading to more speculation about the company’s direction with mercurial Musk at the helm.

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Tesla Operating Margin #1 In Industry

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 06:23:25 +0000

One of the highlights of the annual Tesla shareholder meeting held earlier today was a graph showing that Tesla has risen to #1 in the auto industry in terms of operating margin. Luxury car companies known for their solid operating margins and gross profits are solid steps below Tesla now. The brand with the second […]

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Tesla Financials: Despite Shutdowns in Shanghai, Tesla Made $2.26 Billion in Q2

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 01:55:26 +0000

While many in the West have decided the Covid-19 pandemic is over, Shanghai was on lockdown for much of the second quarter, and that cut into Tesla production and revenue significantly since that’s where about half of Tesla vehicles are produced. Nonetheless, clawing its way through, the company made a significant amount of profit. It […]

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Tesla Financials: Despite Shutdowns in Shanghai, Tesla Made $621 Million in Q2

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 01:55:26 +0000

While many in the West have decided the Covid-19 pandemic is over, Shanghai was on lockdown for much of the second quarter, and that cut into Tesla production and revenue significantly since that’s where about half of Tesla vehicles are produced. Nonetheless, clawing its way through, the company made a significant amount of profit. It […]

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Tesla’s Revenue Grew To Over $18 Billion In Q1 2022

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 06:13:31 +0000

Tesla reported its earnings for the first quarter of 2022, and as usual, Tesla beat the expectations of several analysts. Tesla’s automotive revenue reached $16.86 billion, which is up 87% from this time last year. Tesla also said that its growth was impacted by growth in vehicle deliveries, the increased average selling price (ASP), and […]

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R&D Proves To Be The Right Investment For Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 05:52:49 +0000

Tesla is proving that its investments in research and development (R&D) is a better investment than advertising. In October 2021, I wrote about a comparison that Visual Capitalist made that showed Tesla’s spending compared with that of legacy automakers such as General Motors, Toyota, and Ford. In that comparison, Tesla spent $0 on advertising but […]

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Tesla Earnings Report: Top Takeaways

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 04:23:26 +0000

Below are a number of top takeaways from Tesla’s latest shareholder letter and conference call. Perhaps these thing stood out to you as well. Perhaps they will light a spark in your brain

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Tesla Learns To Dance To Elon Time

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 02:23:37 +0000

After the Tesla earnings call, I was thinking, what has really changed? Sometimes the questions are more important than the answers. Consider what we learn from examining the following questions that most investors had 2 years ago as the Model 3 production ramp began

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Tesla [TSLA] FUD: Warranty Claims

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 01:51:13 +0000

Tesla Model SI wrote a lot of this article about two months ago. After the prior earnings call, a number of bears dug into the 10-Q and decided that Tesla had played with warranty numbers to attempt to show a profit. I ended up not publishing it because by the time I had done all of the research to feel pretty solid in my conclusion, it seemed like no one was pushing that Tesla had inappropriately played with its warranty accrual numbers anymore

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