Tesla’s long road to 1 million electric vehicles was depicted in a YouTube video recently. The commemorative video commemorated all the accomplishments and hurdles Tesla has achieved and overcome throughout the years.
Tesla’s Original Roadster Era
July 2003 -Tesla founded
Feb 2004 - Elon Musk joins Tesla as the company’s primary investor. The same year Elon Musk became CEO and product architect of Tesla.
July 2006 - Tesla unveils Roadster prototype
Feb 2008 - First Tesla Roadster delivered to Elon Musk
The Dawn of Tesla’s Model S and Model X
March 2009 - Tesla unveils Model S prototype
Oct 2010 - Tesla Fremont factory starts production
Oct 2011 - Tesla holds official Model S unveiling event
Jan 2012 - Tesla ends Roadster production and deliveries
Feb 2012 - Tesla officially unveils the Model X
June 2012 - Tesla delivers first Model S vehicle
Q1 2013 - Model S production output reaches 10,000 units
April 2014 - Tesla delivers its first vehicle in China
Oct 2014 - Tesla holds event to unveil dual-motor Model S and Autopilot tech
Sept 2015 - Tesla delivers first Model X
The Birth of Tesla’s Model 3
March 2016 - Tesla unveils the Model 3
July 2016 - Gigafactory Nevada starts production
End of 2016 - Gigafactory New York starts operations
Feb 2017 - Tesla Motor renamed Tesla Inc.
July 2017 - Tesla delivers first Model 3
Nov 2017 - Tesla unveils the Semi and the next-gen Roadster
Jan 2020 - Tesla announces Model Y deliveries will start in March and it will start Semi production soon
March 2020 - Gigafactory Shanghai increases its production capacity while Giga Berlin construction is in progress
March 2020 - Tesla makes its 1,000,000th vehicle
Now it is the era when Elon Musk's Master Plan for Tesla will bear some fruit. There is still much to accomplish and overcome, but Tesla has persevered in the past, so it can undoubtedly handle the future.
Eva Fox joined Tesmanian in 2019 to cover breaking news as an automotive journalist. The main topics that she covers are clean energy and electric vehicles. As a journalist, Eva is specialized in Tesla and topics related to the work and development of the company.