Coda Holdings, the California-based company that will supply advanced battery systems for the upcoming Coda Sedan, has added former General Electric and HD Supply executive Mark Jamieson to its expanding team of employees. Jamieson was appointed as Coda's chief financial officer (CFO) and will oversea the company's finances, human resources department, information technology and recruiting efforts.
What, exactly, does it mean to select an "advertising agency of record"? We just learned that Fisker Automotive had chosen Lambesis to be its agency of record, and now Coda Automotive says it has picked Goodness Mfg to serve that duty for the start-up electric car maker. One definition is that an agency of record "coordinates the purchase of media time and space for a large corporation," and that sounds reasonable enough to us.
Know the difference between a tax rebate and a tax credit? They may seem like the same thing – paying fewer taxes – but there's a big difference. A credit is something you get back when you file your taxes and a rebate, in this case an instant cash rebate, is money you'd get back when you buy the item. A new electric car, for example.