How Do Car Companies Make Money?

[hr] This is the first part of a series that I started writing last year. Most of the second part is written, too. Let’s see if I get to the third part. [hr] A full-service car company is a busy, busy place. Technical development, engineering, engine development, refinement testing, crash testing, safety labs, exterior and interior design, marketing, public relations and much, much more. And it all costs money — a L-O-T of money. There are three basic ways in which car companies make their money: 1) Vehicle Manufacturing and Sales 2) Parts and Accessory Sales 3) Financing Services Let’s […]

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