Do you know about Tesla?

 Tesla, inc. is an American electric vehicle and   clean energy company based in Palo Alto,   California. Tesla's current products   include  electric cars, battery energy storage   from home to hide scale, solar panels and solar   roof tiles, as well as other related products and   services. Tesla is ranked as the world's best-   selling plug-in and battery electric passenger   car  manufacturer, With a market share of 16%   of the plug-in segment (which includes hybrid )     and 23% of the battery electric (purely electric)   segment 2020 sales.  Through its   subsidiary  SolarCity, Tesla develops and is a   major installer of solar photovoltaic systems in   the United States.  Tesla is also one of the largest   global suppliesr of battery energy storage   system, with 3 Gwh of battery storage supplied   in 2020.

Founded in July 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning as Tesla Motors, the company's name is a tribute to inventor and electrical  engineer Nikola Tesla.  Elon Musk,  who contributed most of the funding in the early days, has served as CEO since 2008. According to musk,  the purpose of Tesla is to help expedite the move to sustainable transport and energy, obtained through electric vehicles and solar power. Tesla began production of their first car modal, the Roadster,  in 2009. This was followed by Model S sedan in 2012, the Model X SUV in 2015, the higher volume Model 3 sedan in 2017, and the Model Y crossover in 2020. The model 3 is the world's all-time best selling plug in electric car, with more than 800,000 delivered through December 2020.Tesla's global vehicle sales were 499,550 units in 2020, the company surpassed the 1 million mark of electric cars produced.                                                                                                           Tesla has been the subject of numerous lawsuits and controversies arising from statements  and  acts  of CEO Elon Musk,  allegations of whistleblower retaliation, alleged worker rights violations,  and allegedly unresolved and dangerous technical problems with their products.