Note: Lithia Motors's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Lithia Motors has actively raised capital from investors. These investors may include private investors, venture capital firms, or other investment vehicles.
May 24, 2017
Complete list of funding rounds and total amounts in the Company Report
Trademark applications show the products and services that Lithia Motors is developing and marketing.
Lithia Motors's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
DRIVEWAY FINANCE Loan services, namely, financing of loans for vehicles; Extended warranty services, namely, vehicle repair service contracts; Providing extended warranties on automobiles; insurance, namely, automotive insurance in the nature of insurance services, namely, underwriting, issuance and administration of automotive insurance
MARKETPLACE Shopping facilitation services, namely, providing an online comparison-shopping search engine in the field of environmentally-conscious automobiles for obtaining purchasing information
GREENCARS.COM Shopping facilitation services, namely, providing an online comparison-shopping search engine in the field of environmentally-conscious automobiles for obtaining purchasing information
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Market Share of Lithia Motors's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Lithia Motors, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Lithia Motors.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Lithia Motors and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.