Firstly is car manufacturer by General Motors (GM). General Motors (GM) claim that, demand from EV 1 is not enough and costly although public surveys shows that many people in United States encourage to own electric car and EV1 had a waiting list of thousands of buyers. . This is conspiracy! General Motors hide their agendas regarding of stop the production of Electric Vehicle (EV) in order to take care priority of their stakeholder which is also involves in oil lobby activities.
The waiting time cost Tesla revenue, which can used to make more cars or invest in R&D to make the battery cheaper, and more efficient. Since Tesla start build car in 2003, it does not have infrastructure to max produce cars like other car companies, Tesla must try to expanse infrastructure and short manufacturing time so more cars can be produce to provide to the market. It is very hard for young company to ramp up production and maintain high product quality and keep improve and develop product at the same time. At the end of 2013, Tesla only have only one manufactory in USA to build EVs so it not very efficient to supply the globe demand. Tesla need to find way to build more production plants in Europe and Asia fast so it can supply the local demand.
About Skoda A European company which started with manufacturing of cycles and then they started manufacturing of ploughs of farms, cars and airplanes. Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement started with this company which is one of the world’s biggest company’s of cars. It started its business in Czechoslovakia and expanded its manufacturing units all over the world. Skoda’s sales are in more than 85 countries all over the world which excludes US and Canada. The company emerged as the most successful and globally known manufacturers.
Among the automakers, Nissan is the key market player in the U.S. It took more than two decades for Nissan Motors to gain a stronghold over US market. In 1958, it entered into the US market. It faced a lot of competition from automobile juggernauts. But it succeeded by putting a marvellous impression on its buyers for its cost effective approach which is cannot be denied.
With its four brands, the BMW group is competing in the industry of luxury automotive and motorcycles. This industry is performing well ; while the motorcycle market has been relatively flat these last years, the automotive market shows a positive increase with a strong growth in China (+17.4%) and Europe (+6.6%). In this industry, BMW faces the competition of two major rivals, Audi and Mercedes-Benz. As these three groups represent an important part of the market, competition is tough, where each one pushes its limits to be the leader. We can analyze the five main competitive forces presented by the Porter’s model as follow.
This amount does not include the massive incomes Harley Davidson receives by licensing its brand to other companies. Among all different products directly linked with Harley Davidson brand, T-shirts have become wide popular all over the world. While it is true that not everyone can afford to buy a Harley Davidson motorcycle, T-Shirts are not quite expensive, ranging from US$ 25,00 (V-Twin Tank, etc.) until US$ 75,00 (genuine classics long sleeve, etc.). Thus, it is fairly understandable why people looking to feel themselves as part of Harley Davidson’s community buy them.
• They eliminate franchise dealership, saving money and increasing sale efficiency, as there is no 10% dealership commission. WEAKNESSES – • The biggest problem of tesla is lack of liquidity • Despite the high sales of Model S company continue to lose over 70 million because of large sum of debt. • The slow rate at which clients are buying tesla motors and failure to achieve cost reductions and controlling operational cost. • Companies’ limited manufacturing capacity can lead to failure to meet the increased customer demand in future especially with the expanding strategy to Europe and Asia. • Company struggles with the shortage of battery cells that can harm brand image due to delays in delivering vehicles to its customers.
With a yearly benefit level higher than GM, Passage and Chrysler together, Toyota is an extraordinary benefit generator. Amid the 2006/2007 financial year benefit became by 19.8 percent and came to 100 billion SEK. Its return on resources is pretty nearly 8 times higher than the business normal and the organization has made a benefit the last 60 continuous years. Toyota is an in number or even prevailing player in every portion from economy to extravagance and vehicles to pickup trucks. In 2008, Toyota turned into the greatest auto producer on the planet and it is quickly assembling new generation limit around the world.
General Motors and China’s SUV market Performance: China is the world’s largest market for the automobile industry and also the largest market for the US leader General Motors. GM is second only to the German Volkswagen in China in terms of sales volume. Thus, the stakes are high but growth is slowing down as the Chinese economy is growing at its slowest pace in two decades. General Motors offers various brands in China including Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac, Baojun, Wuling etc. Together with its partners, the company has sold a record 2,197,192 vehicles in China during the first eight months of this year.
Introduction Volkswagen, a brand which stands out from the crowd is the top automotive manufacturer in Europe and also one of the top automotive manufacturers in the world. Volkswagen started by creating tanks and driving equipment for Nazi Germany during World War II. Volkswagen grew over the next decades by acquiring new brands and introducing new models to meet the consumer’s expectations.