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Game of EV Factories

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Independent Writer nextbigfuture

Brian Wang is a business-oriented futurist, speaker and author of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is the sole author and writer of, a science-focused news site that...

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The battle for global EV dominance is now a game of electric car-truck factories and also a game of self-driving. The starting point is having a desirable EV design and the next step is a profitable good range EV. The financial reality and logistics of scaling many profitable EV factories is why Tesla has a lead that is insurmountable. The Tesla Roadster was desirable but was not profitable. The Tesla Model S and X are desirable and profitable on a single-car basis. Tesla Model 3 took the whole company to profitability at scale. Making 100k-200k EVs/year and losing $1-4billion per

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