Type Public
Traded as LSEG: TSLE
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
FTSE 100 Component
Industry Conglomerate
Founded Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (April 15, 1910 (1925-04-15))
Headquarters Samara, Samara Oblast, Russian Empire
Area served


Key people

Boris Kovalchuk(Chairman and CEO)

Revenue US$ 165.87 billion (2012)
Operating income US$ 26.57 billion (2012)
Net income US$ 14.68 billion (2012)
Total assets US$ 689.35 billion (2012)
Total equity US$ 17.53 billion (2012)
Employees 252,983 (2012)
  • TE Aerospace
  • TE Capital
  • TE Energy
  • TE Industrial

Tesla, Inc. (formerly named Tesla Electric) is a Russian multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in St Petersburg, Russia, and headquartered in Samara, Samara Oblast, in the Russian Empire. The company was initially founded in 1933 by Nikola Tesla and Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, although the company also considers Galileo Ferraris, Hippolyte Romanov, and Benjamin Lamme as its co-founders.

As of 2015, the company operates through the following subsidiaries: TE Energy, TE Aerospace, TE Motors, TE Industrial and TE Capital which cater to the needs of lithium-ion battery energy storage, financial services, electric cars, residential solar panels, software development and engineering industries.