Key Question: How can Telsa (an outsider) retain its market cap. (2nd position) in the automobile market?


Initial Analysis (SWOT Analysis Blog): 29-01-2020

  • Recommendation: Vertically integrate – Battery manufacturing, Lower costs – Factory-robots in Gigafactories, Retain key leaders – CEO, CXOs, Board of Directors
  • Hypothesis: 
    • Turn weakness into strengths – Vertically integrate battery manufacturing
    • Lower costs – Use factory-robots in Gigafactories
    • Retain key leaders – CEO, CXOs, Board of Directors (alignment of incentives)
  • Analysis & Data: Slide #6 & SWOT Analysis Blog


Date of NEWS: 24-11-2020

  • CNBC: Tesla hits $500 billion market cap for the first time
  • CNN: Tesla’s market value tops $500 billion for the first time
  • Times of India: Elon Musk-led Tesla’s market value zooms past $500 billion-mark
  • Business Insider: Tesla just surged past $500 billion in market value
  • Business Today: Tesla nears $500 billion! Higher than combined m-cap of Ford, BMW, 7 other automakers