25 Interesting Facts About Tesla Motors You Probably Didn’t Know

Tesla Motors has continued to push the automotive envelope, making it possible to drive a vehicle not dependent on gasoline. While Tesla cars were considered rare and out of reach, they’ve been slowly progressing to build more cars, models, and making them accessible to the public. Their interest in progressing toward the future sets them apart from many other automotive companies only concerned about the status quo. And, even though Tesla is known for making cars, you might be surprised what else they’re up to. Curious to find out more about Tesla? Here are 25 Interesting Facts About Tesla Motors You Probably Didn’t Know.

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Tesla Motors has built the largest touch screen and interface panel inside a vehicle, measuring at 17 inches. The dashboard speedometer is also a digital screen.

tesla interiorSource: https://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2013/01/18/what-are-some-mind-blowing-facts-about-tesla-motors/#5402a85a3a79
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It's a common misconception that Elon Musk created Tesla Motors. In fact, the founders of Tesla Motors were Eric Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning.

Elon_MuskSource: https://evannex.com/blogs/news/tesla-founders-martin-eberhard-and-marc-tarpenning-talk-evs

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Tesla has released a Model S, 3, and X, and will eventually release a Model Y SUV. If you didn't figure it out already, that spells "SEXY."

tesla shopSource: https://electrek.co/2016/07/30/tesla-vehicle-naming-convention-sexy-model-y-elon-musk/
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Tesla Model S was the first electric car to receive the Motor Trend Car of the Year Award.

tesla model sSource: http://www.motortrend.com/news/2013-motor-trend-car-of-the-year-tesla-model-s/

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The Tesla name came to Martin Eberhard when he was on a date with his wife at Disneyland.

disneylandSource: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-tesla-motors-got-its-name-2014-11


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