Tesla Motors The U.S. electric car market includes the established automakers such as Ford (F) and Chevrolet (GM). But one company stands out from the car maker mix, and that is Tesla Motors (TSLA). Tesla entered the media spotlight in 2013 along with its CEO Elon Musk when it unleashed its flagship car the Model S
Tesla’s release has been a hit with not only car buyers, but also catapulted the company into the spotlight as one of the few successful independent automakers along with being a pioneer when it comes to the electric car market.
The Model S, a sleek luxury sedan that starts at $69,000, has received top ratings from the trade industry and the press. Car & Driver has given the car five stars, and when the Model S first came out in 2013 Tesla made headlines when trade press gave it laurels. The electric plug-in car received a near perfect score of 99 out of 100 from Consumer Reports, which also named it as “the best car ever tested.” (For more, see: The Economics Of Owning A Tesla Car.)
By September 2014 the car hit all-time sales records in the U.S. with 2,500 sold, and in Q1 2015 sales reached a new high at 10,030. It is now considered a staple within the electric car stratosphere. The company’s market capitalization, as of May 24, 2015 was $31.3 billion.
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