Tesla, Inc. is an American electric vehicle and clean energy company that is one of the world's most valuable companies.

Tesla Company has the largest sales of battery electric vehicles and plug-in electric vehicles in 2020, with 23% of the market and 16% of the plug-in market share.

Elon Musk served as CEO since 2008 and co-founded X.com in February 2004, through a $6.5 million investment.

Tesla began production of its first car model, the Roadster sports car, in 2009.

Model S sedan produced in 2012, Model X SUV in 2015, Model 3 sedan in 2017, and Model Y crossover in 2020.

In June 2021, the first electric car to sell 1 million units globally, and Tesla in 2021 had global sales of 936,222 cars.

In October 2021, Tesla's market capitalization reached $1 trillion and the Model 3 is the best-selling plug-in electric car worldwide.

On June 29, 2010, the Tesla Company became a public company through an initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ.

The Tesla Company issued 13.3 million shares at a price of $17.00 per share and raised approximately $226 million.

In June 2012, the company launched its second car, the Model S luxury sedan, and the Model S won several automotive awards during 2012 and 2013.