Tesla's revenue by region 2016-2018

The total revenue generated by Tesla increased to 21.5 billion U.S. dollars in the 2018 fiscal year, with the United States spearheading demand. As of 2018, the U.S. generated 14.8 billion U.S. dollars in revenue for Tesla. This compares to revenue of about 1.8 billion U.S. dollars from sales in China, the second largest revenue generator

Tesla company overview

Tesla is an electric vehicle company that was founded in 2003 in the United States. The company also manages some energy generation and storage services for their consumers. Tesla’s electric vehicles are produced in Fremont, California in the United States. A large proportion of Tesla’s revenue streams is derived from automotive sales (excluding leasing). Tesla also invests in research and development: Tesla’s R&D expenses have increased significantly in recent history.

Tesla’s industry rankings

In recent years, General Motors and Toyota held the highest percentage of market share among vehicle manufacturers in the United States. Despite holding just a small percentage of the market, Tesla excels within the electric vehicle segment. Among electric vehicle sales, Tesla’s Model 3 sold the largest number of units in 2018.

Tesla's revenue from FY 2016 to FY 2018, by region

United StatesChinaNetherlandsNorwayOther
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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

FY 2016 to FY 2018

Supplementary notes

The figures have been rounded.

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