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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Tesla Motors Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $82 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $259 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
Tesla Motors Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 52.312 (Jun. 2013 ) + 56.351 (Sep. 2013 ) + 68.454 (Dec. 2013 ) + 81.544 (Mar. 2014 ) = $259 Mil.
If competitive advantage is created by a patent or tech advantage, at some point it will disappear.
High R&D usually dictates high SG&A which threatens the competitive advantage.
Tesla Motors Inc Annual Data
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Tesla Motors Inc Quarterly Data
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