Elon Musk and his team have changed the game, the automotive industry has moved from gasoline engines on wheels, to floating tablets. In a record time, and with a small position TESLA is now the most searched automotive brand in the world. TESLA scored 18/25 admiration points, with a record impact on branding and innovation.
DB SCHENKER scores 18/25 ambitionOne admiration points. DB Schenker supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods: in land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Roughly 66,000 employees at some 2,000 locations around the globe generated revenues totaling 15,451 billion euros in 2015.
SAMSONITE scores 17/25 points. 100 YEARS OF INNOVATION – Ever since its earliest days, Samsonite has been the most innovative luggage manufacturer in the world. It has led the industry in using new materials and creating new designs. Here are just a few of the luggage landmarks that Samsonite has created over the years, as part of its tradition of innovation.
VIRGIN scores 18/25 points –Virgin Group Ltd. is a British Multinational corporation venture capital Conglomerate founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson and Nik Powell. Their famous Video games were by Virgin Interactive, Hudson Soft, Acclaim Games, & LJN
Virgin Group’s date of incorporation is listed as 1989 by Companies House, who class it as a holding company; however Virgin’s business and trading activities date to the 1970s. The net worth of Virgin Group was estimated at £5-5.5 billion as of November 2014. Their famous logos were by Screen Gems, Viacom, CBS Television Distribution, AND (&) ABS-CBN
TOM TOM scores 18 ambitionOne admiration points – created its own category, people “TOM TOM” for directions like they “GOOGLE” the internet.
TomTom empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS sports watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry-leading location-based products. Our business consists of four customer-facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.
ZF 18 points – A bold move to acquire TRW and to go full steam ahead with the development of autonomous driving systems. ZF’s German innovation driven head quarters will be able to add value to the global ZF-TRW combination.
OTTO 21/25 admiration points – Self-driving trucks might hit the streets before self-driving cars. A team made up of former employees from Google, Apple, and Tesla is developing sensors and software to retrofit trucks into autonomous fleets. Otto’s kits can turn any “dumb” truck built after 2013 into a “smart” driverless vehicle — for a ticket price of $30,000, according to Wired.