Tesla, Inc., is a globally recognized American electric vehicle and clean energy company founded in 2003. It specializes in the production of electric vehicles (EV), energy storage from home to grid-scale, solar energy products, and other related services and products. With headquarters situated in Palo Alto, California, Tesla strives to expedite the world's transition to sustainable energy. As a pioneer in the EV industry, its mission is not only to produce electric vehicles at scale but also to construct a complete ecosystem that includes renewable energy generation and storage. The company's product range includes vehicles like Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, and the forthcoming Semi and Roadster. These vehicles are renowned for their high performance and zero emissions.
Tesla’s energy generation and storage segment involves the design, manufacture, installation and sale of solar energy generation and energy storage products. This encompasses products like Powerwall for home use, Powerpack for commercial use and Megapack for utility-scale projects. Additionally, Tesla's service centers, Supercharger stations, destination chargers, used vehicle sales, leasing, and in-house financing services all contribute to the holistic experience it aims to provide its customers.
The company's innovative spirit extends beyond their products; Tesla operates under a direct sales model, bypassing the traditional dealership system. This disruptive approach has allowed them to maintain control over their sales process and customer experience. Under the leadership of CEO Elon Musk, Tesla has become a significant player in shaping the course of the automotive and energy industries.