Essay on Tesla Motors, Inc.

823 Words Dec 7th, 2015 4 Pages
Tesla Motors, Inc. is an American automaker firm named after physicist Nikola Tesla. The company was funded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Mark Tarppening, who founded the initial round of development and lead to the establishment of the company we know. Another people who contributed to the funding of Tesla are JB Straubel, Ian Wring t and, the most know person associated with the company, Elon Musk. Elon Musk has played part in the development of the company, he is known for being a visionary, and that quality can be reflected on the way in which the company has grown since he took over in 204. Musk became the company’s Board of Directors president in 2004, and his main focus for the company was to commercialize electric vehicles (EVs). His plan was to start with premium sport vehicles and gradually moving to production of vehicles for the masses. Mr. Musk ideas and leadership have helped Tesla become one of today’s most prominent and successful electric vehicles maker. Not only that, but the company has revolutionized the creation of environment-friendly vehicles whose engines are as reliable and as potent as those of conventional combustion vehicles. It is true that the vehicles that the company produces now are inaccessible to the masses due to the high price range, but as it is known, the creation of new technologies is usually expensive in the first stages and as time progresses, the prices become more affordable. There is no doubt Tesla has already revolutionized…

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