In July 2003, Tesla Motors is founded by a group of Silicon Valley engineers first time.

"Tesla" The company is named Tesla after the famous physicist Nikola Tesla.

Elon Musk contributing $6.5 million and joining Tesla's board as chairman in 2004.

In February 2008: Tesla's first Roadster model is delivered.

In October 2008, Elon Musk became the CEO of Tesla.

Tesla goes public in june 2010. It's offered 13.3 million shares to the public at $17 per share.

Tesla began delivering the "Model S" to customers in June 2012

In October 14, 2015 Tesla launches Autopilot feature for customer.

December 2020, Tesla builds 500,000 cars in a year, and become $1 trillion company in 2021.