I am eager to test the Tesla, to see for myself if it meets expectations of the high reviews its recently received. I know a college professor and a doctor locally who put down a deposit for one. I am not sure Tesla's economy of scale makes sense though because they are such a small volume manufacturer.
Your age and pre-existing conditions would be a factor. Also it depends upon what type of coverage you are going for, how much the copays are for each visit to the doctor and for medicine, for example. That said, it does seem quite high and few people would be expected to afford that. I have Aetna stock and would hope their rates are more competitive.
The American mobile phone / cell phone companies have had very limited presence overseas (including nearby in Canada), though Verizon is half owned by a British company. The European companies have been much more aggressive about international expansion.
For most years I can remember Toyota's Lexus brand was on top of the survey, with the Toyota brand not far behind. The Lexus brand did very well in the 1990's, delivering various cars that were an alternative to Mercedes or Cadillac, as well as innovate crossovers like the RX. Also they had better reliability which was always an issue with luxury cars. They seem to have slipped somewhat since then.
How does Univ. of Phoenix compare to its competitors in the for-profit college and post-secondary education business? The industry seems poised for growth but the prospects for individual companies are less clear.
I think you mean more of a 50% decrease. The late 90's was a good time, because of the SUV boom. In the early 2000's, GM was moving a lot of units, but their profit margins were terrible. Today they are smaller but with better profit margins. The good times during the 90's SUV boom probably will never come again.