Tesla is an American electric automaker whose headquarters are in California. Tesla was founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, JB Straubel, Elon Musk and Ian Wright. The company is named after electrical engineer and physicist Nikola Tesla, Nikola designed an AC motor in 1882 from which the motor used in Tesla's first vehicle the Tesla Roadster was developed.
Tesla aim to commercialise electric vehicles and currently offer the Tesla Model S, a premium saloon and the Tesla Model X, a premium SUV. The Tesla Model 3 is soon to be released and is going to be the most affordable Tesla yet, making owning an electric vehicle more accessible.