3 thoughts on “A seldom-discussed metric, but still . . .

  1. M.H. Kane says:

    Yeah, but where does the government welfare R & D ( for these 100+ years old companies ) go in light of Ford & GM’s lack of new ideas ? C-Max & Volt are just badly reverse-engineered / bloated Prius >===> http://www.wired.com/2014/07/go-inside-the-lab-where-gm-tears-apart-its-competitors-cars/ http://www.csmonitor.com/innovation/2014/1024/ford-ceo-we-tore-apart-a-tesla.-we-could-build-one-like-it

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  2. […] Tesla Motors was recently found to have the highest revenue per employee in the whole of the automobile manufacturers industry — more or less blowing everyone else out of the water — according to recent reports. […]

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  3. Mark B. Spiegel says:

    This is completely false. In the most recent 10-K it says “As of December 31, 2013, we had 5,859 full-time employees.” By now they probably have around 7000. Meanwhile, the current annualized revenue run-rate (non-GAAP) is $3.4 billion. $3.4 billion divided by 7000 = $486,000 per employee.

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