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Tesla Motors

LC control no.n 2014027514
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Corporate name headingTesla Motors
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Beginning date2003
LocatedPalo Alto (Calif.)
Found inSpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk, 2015: ECIP t.p. (Tesla Motors)
SpaceX: making commercial spaceflight a reality, 2013: page 8 (Tesla Motors, based in Palo Alto, California; Tesla Motors is a public company that trades on the NASDQ stock exhanged under the symbol TSLA; one of the main objectives of Tesla Motors (named after electrical engineer and physicist Nikola Tesla) was to develop an environmentally friendly sports car; the company built the Tesla Roadster, a car that charges overnight, uses no gasoline, and sprints from zero to 96 kilometers per hour in less than four seconds; Tesla sells its patented electric power-train components to other car manufacturers so they can deliver their own electric vehicles; the genesis of the Tesla enterprise accurred in 2003 when two teams, one consisting of Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning and the other of Ian Wright, J. B. Straubel, and Elon Musk, were trying to think of ways to commercialize the T-Zero prototype electric sports car created by AC Propulsion; it was suggested the teams join forces to maximize the changes of success, so Musk became chairman, Eberhard took on the role of CEO, and Straubel became CTO)
Tesla Motors, via WWW, March 21, 2014 (Tesla Motors; founded in 2003 by a group of intrepid Silicon Valley engineers who set out to prove that electric vehicles could be awesome; Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars)