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Tesla

(TSLA) Tesla Motors Inc.

Last updated:
October 12, 2021 at 11.07am

Company Overview:


An American electric vehicle and clean energy company based in Palo Alto, California, Tesla designs and manufactures electric cars, battery energy storage from home to grid-scalesolar panels and solar roof tiles, and related products and services.  Founded in July 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning as Tesla Motors, the company’s name is a tribute to inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla

Its first car model was the Roadster, which was followed by the Tesla Model S sedan in 2012, the Tesla Model X SUV in 2015, the Tesla Model 3 sedan in 2017, and the Tesla Model Y crossover in 2020. Through its subsidiary Tesla Energy, the company develops and is a major installer of photovoltaic systems in the United States, while it is also one of the largest global suppliers of battery energy storage systems, with 3 gigawatt-hours (GWh) installed in 2020. 

Company Details:


CEO:
Elon Musk
Founders:
JB Straubel, Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, Ian Wright
Employees:
48,000
Head Quarters:
Palo Alto, California, United States
Established:
July 1, 2013

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