Tesla Motors (Tesla) is an American automotive brand founded in 2003. Tesla produces cars with electric only drivetrain.
The Tesla Roadster, a two-seat sports car, came in 2008. The Model S, a four-door sedan, came in 2012. An SUV; Model X, and a less expensive sedan are both in development together with a new battery plant to be located in Nevada.
Tesla acquired the General Motors/Toyota NUMMI joint venture automobile plant in 2010. Parts and vehicles are manufactured in this California location.