Few businesses in the world are as successful as Tesla is in the electric automotive sector, however that isn't its only area where it dominates. Solar panels, energy, underground driving tunnels, innovations in self-driving, battery technology, and the list goes on. The EV and renewable energy company is constantly in the news, consistently exceeding people's expectations and expanding the capabilities of automobiles.
What cool facts about Tesla make it such a successful and fascinating company?
When Tesla introduced the Model S in 2013, it quickly rose to the top of the electric vehicle market. Since that time, the business has not looked back.
Tesla employs nearly 100,000 people.
The number of full-time employees at Tesla increased from about 1,000 to over 70,000 during ten years. For years, the workforce increased gradually. Then, in 2017, a huge increase from 18,000 to over 37,000 personnel occurred. The corporation reported having 70,757 full-time employees in 2020, marking the second big increase in staff numbers. Then at the end of 2021, Tesla stated in its 10-K filing with the SEC that it has 99,290 employees. However, recent reports claims Tesla is looking at cutting its headcount due to rising inflation that affects production and operational costs.
Workers at Tesla Fremont.
Tesla is the sixth business to have a market capitalization of $1 trillion.
Tesla attained the incredible amount on October 25, 2021. Elon Musk's net worth reached a record-breaking $252 billion because of the share price gain (44 percent), making him the richest person on earth. Prior to Tesla, the $1 trillion market cap was reached by five other companies: Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook.
Who Is Driving a Tesla? A Look into Owner Demographics
Globally, Tesla serves millions of clients. Its three largest markets are the US, China, and Norway. What, though, do these clients have in common? What characterizes the typical Tesla driver?
Males make up more than 70% of Model X owners.
EV owners are disproportionately male. Only 29 percent of Model X vehicles are owned by women, according to data on Tesla's demographics, which is the greatest proportion of female owners of any Tesla model. For instance, 77 percent of Model S owners are men, and drivers of the Model 3 are even more likely to be men (84 percent).
Tesla owners typically make roughly $150,000 a year income.
The average household income of Tesla owners is high. The annual salary of a Tesla owner ranges between $143,177 and $153,313. (for Models X and S, respectively).
How old are Tesla drivers?
Tesla owners tend to be older. Owners of the Model X are typically 52 years old, whereas those of the Model S are typically 54 years old.
What Makes Tesla Unique?
In the last few years, electric cars have become incredibly popular. People adore Tesla because it makes some of the world's safest, most environmentally friendly vehicles. Not to mention that many are undoubtedly astounded by how quickly a Tesla can go when only using rechargeable batteries.
The fastest electric vehicle is a Tesla Roadster.
When Tesla Motors introduced the Roadster in 2008, it revolutionized the field of contemporary electric vehicles. It had cutting-edge battery technology with a range of approximately 200 miles per charge and a top speed of 124 miles per hour. Fourteen years later, the next generation Roadster is in the pipeline with a reported mile range of 620 miles and a top speed of over 250 miles per hour!
More than 800,000 EVs equipped with Autopilot have been sold by Tesla.
By the end of 2019, Tesla had shipped 737,570 vehicles around the world with Autopilot Hardware 2 and 3, and 114,525 vehicles with Autopilot Hardware 1. That indicates that the Tesla total number of vehicles sold has already passed the two-million mark and has previously surpassed 901,461 electric vehicles (including vehicles without Autopilot).
The most popular electric vehicle worldwide is the Tesla Model 3.
The Tesla Model 3 achieved popularity outside of the European market as well; in fact, it was the first electric car to sell more than one million units globally. So, how many Teslas are currently in operation? Tesla sold Model 3s at 1,031,588 units in total during the second quarter of 2021According to statistics, there must be two million Tesla cars on the road overall.
Since almost ten years ago, Tesla has dominated the US, Chinese, and European auto markets, and it is likely to do so for many more. Tesla is well-known for its affordable vehicles, support of renewable energy, and use of cutting-edge technology.