Tesla, Inc. is an American automaker. The organisation was at first established in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, in addition, the organisation have Elon Musk, JB Straubel, and Ian Wright as its fellow benefactors. The organisation works in electric cars, lithium-particle battery vitality stockpiling, and, through their SolarCity auxiliary, private sunlight based boards. The company is named after electrical specialist and physicist Nikola Tesla. The Tesla Roadster uses an AC engine plummeted specifically from Nikola's unique 1882 design. The Roadster, the organisation's first vehicle, was the main generation car to utilise lithium-particle battery cells and the primary creation EV with a range more prominent than 320 kilometres (200 mi) per charge. In the vicinity of 2008 and March 2012, the company sold more than 2,250 Roadsters in 31 nations.