Elon Musk has a field of vision to create the best electric cars ever seen and he wants to build Tesla car and trigger an electric transport revolution. Tesla’s ultimate goal is to kill the combustion engine and prove the electric car.
About Elon Musk
Elon Musk, CEO and product architect of Tesla since 2008. He is the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX, founder of the Boring Company, co-founder of Neuralink, and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He is the Chairman of SolarCity. Now Elon Musk is the world’s second billionaire. He is a genuine silicon valley success story. In the mid 1990’s Elon Musk set up a small internet company PayPal, by 2002 he had sold paypal for one and a half billion dollars.
About Tesla Company
Tesla was founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning in 2003 as Tesla Motors to solve dependence on oil. Tesla has ranked as the world’s best-selling battery electric vehicle and plug-in electric vehicle in 2019. Gilbert is the head of manufacturing. He is an expert from one of Toyota’s award-winning plants in Canada. The company purchased a former GM and Toyota site in Fremont California the urge of silicon valley. The abandoned facility is a traditional car factory, dark little natural light bare concrete floors. Model 3 is the world’s best selling plug-in electric car, with more than 5 lakhs delivered.
The walls and floors are painted white the machinery is striking red, skylights and windows flood the factory with sunlight. The company has the most advanced technology for creating an automated production line. It has the capability of building thousands of cars. It has super efficient multitasking robots, self-guided smart cards and computerized production schedules. Tesla also manufactures a unique set of energy solutions such as Powerpack, Powerwall and enabling homeowners, Solar Roof, businesses, and Tesla has the utilities to manage renewable energy generation, storage, and consumption.
Tesla motors is Elon’s sustainable energy brain child named after electronic power pioneer Nikola tesla. It is a car company that only makes totally electric vehicles. No hybrid and no alternative fuels absolutely no tail pipe. The company estimates their electric cars cause 50 less co2 even if much of the electricity comes from a coal-powered plant, it’s technology Elon and co-founder JB Straubel believe. Tesla’s founders have a vision of a world without gasoline cars, they are convinced electric is not only cleaner but better now they want to prove it to the world. They believe their cars can trigger a transport revolution and bring electric mooring to the masses.
Tesla electric car models
- Model S
- Model 3
- Model X
- Model Y
The model s is a totally different type of car. Tesla believes it can lead a revolution and change the face of motoring forever. It is the first ever mass made premium sedan powered purely by electricity, designed to have speed and range and not a drop of gas. Model S was the best selling electric car worldwide during the year 2015 and 2016. The Model S Long Range Plus had an EPA range of 402 miles, it is the highest of any battery electric car.
Awards for Model S
- Ultimate Car of the Year in 2019
- Motor Trend Car of the Year in 2013
- World Green Car in 2013
- Car of the Year in 2013 by Automobile magazine
- Best 25 Inventions of the Year 2012 award by Time magazine
Model 3 Production starts from July 2017 In 2018 Model 3 has reached 5,000 vehicles per week and it’s global delivery passed over 100,000 unit milestone. Model 3 ranked as the world’s best selling electric car in 2018, with 146,000 units delivered.
Advanced Technology in Tesla Cars
Tesla developed Autopilot(self-driving feature), which is an Advanced Driver-Assistance System(ADAS). An Autopilot is a technology which will generate a digital image of the space around the car, using radar sensors and cameras. The advanced features of Autopilot are Traffic-Aware Cruise Control, lane departure assistance, lane centering, self-parking. It has an advanced sensor coverage with eight cameras which provides 360 degrees of visibility around the car, with up to 250 meters of range.
Tesla has installed a self-driving chip in its cars. The self-driving software is trained based on 3 billion miles by the Tesla vehicles. The self driving hardware is designed to be able to drive short and long distance trips with no action required by the person in the driver’s seat. When you reach the destination, it will automatically search for a spot for parking and park itself. It has an continuous software update over air.
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Side Collision Warning
- Auto high/low Beams
- Front Collision Warning
Tesla Semi truck
Tesla Semi truck is an electric battery powered truck. There are two different trucks available, one with 480 km and another one is 800 km of range. The Tesla Semi truck is powered by four electric motors and it includes an hardware sensor which enables it to stay in its own lane and safe distance from other vehicles. It also provides a self-driving option. It can run up to 640km of range after 30 min of charging.
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