Today we’ll be talking about Tesla Motors and main that emerged a few years ago with an unfamiliar idea and their revolutionary vision of turning the automotive industry towards environment friendliness . At first it wasn’t taken seriously but led by its visionary CEO Elon Musk the company has become a multi-billion dollar enterprise with almost 5 billion dollars in equity 23 billion in assets and 7 billion dollars in revenue.
10 surprising truths you didn’t know About Tesla
Truth no 1
Elon Musk is not the founder of Tesla but he wanted in although. Elon Musk is the mastermind who turned Tesla and to be multibillion-dollar giant it is today. he wasn’t the only person behind the idea. Tesla was started by these guys Martin Eberhard and marked are penning and later Elon Musk JB Straubel and Ian Wright joined in as mentioned the company was the brainchild of Martin Eberhard and marked our penning in the first place and they were tackling a problem. Elon had great interest in so he joined the company in its early days because Elon didn’t quite agree with the strategy.
At the time CEO of the company he sort of pushed him out and installed himself as CEO and company’s chief designer with his constant relentless innovation business prowess and a charisma that made him one of the most popular and iconic figures of the 21st century. He managed to transform what was a small project into what is seen today as the most in car company in the world. Remaining today from the original group aside from musk himself is only JB Straubel who serves as the chief technical officer.
Truth no 2
Tesla Motors was the first car manufacturer to be launched from Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley has never exactly been the place to be if you’re an automaker the place is for tech companies and that’s what makes Tesla so extraordinary.
Tesla is not the conventional automaker and in some respects you can say that what it’s doing is more in place at Silicon Valley than it would have been in Detroit or Michigan where the so called big guys are based. Despite the human resource technology the company lacked access to several important resources that you don’t get in the area in comparison to north america which to this day is still considered the place where cars get made .
Truth no 3
The Tesla Model S was the first premium electric sedan in the world the model asked vehicle which Tesla launched in 2012 was the world’s first premium 100% electric vehicle. Despite having built it from the ground up Tesla did not compromise on one single feature when it made the Model S for the sake of technological innovation, the car is actually very competitive. if we disregard it being electric the Model S is a comfortable full utility family sedan with room for seven passengers with the acceleration of a sports car being able to go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under five seconds, this is where the technology part comes in. The car has a narrow artificial intelligence installed on itself which means that it is able to learn as it is used. It learns about the driver, about the roads, and its environment. If one car learned something interesting, that knowledge is distributed to all other Tesla’s on the road this is called swarm intelligence because of its technical elegance premium status and of course ,technological breakthrough . The Model S was the first electric vehicle to win the renowned Motor Trend Car of the Year award in 2013. It is also the valuated car by Consumer Reports and holds the first rank in terms of consumer satisfaction, ratings number for Tesla’s innovations are all open-source. In June 2014, Tesla went out on a limb and tore down its patent wall. It used to have in the lobby of its headquarters, From that time on every Tesla innovation would be open for use by any innovator out there with a promise that the company wouldn’t initiate lawsuits against anyone who would use it in good faith. In the post that Elon Musk put up at the time on the company’s blog he said that Tesla’s real competition wasn’t with the very small percentage of electric cars being produced by other automakers but rather with the 100 million regular cars produced every year that are contributing to the demise of the environment therefore anyone is welcome to use the company’s technology to help the green movement achieve further progress.