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Tesla may refer to Nikola Tesla (1856–1943), electrical engineer and inventor. Other uses are:

Arts and music[edit]

  • Tesla (band), an American hard rock music band originating from Sacramento, California
  • Tesla (Bleach), a minor character in the anime and manga series Bleach
  • Tesla (opera), an opera about Nikola Tesla by Tasmanian composer Constantine Koukias
  • Tesla Effect, the sixth game in the Tex Murphy series
  • "Tesla Girls", a song by the British new wave band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
  • Tesla Strong, daughter of DC Comics character Tom Strong
  • "Tesla", a song by They Might Be Giants from their 2013 album Nanobots

Business and manufacturing[edit]

  • Nvidia Tesla, a brand of general purpose graphic processing units by Nvidia
  • TESLA (company), a former state-owned electrical/technical conglomerate in the former Czechoslovakia
  • Tesla Motors, a manufacturer of electric cars based in Palo Alto, California
    • Tesla Factory, Tesla Motors’ factory located in Fremont, California
    • Tesla Model S, a full-sized electric four-door hatchback car produced by Tesla Motors
    • Tesla Model X, a full-size crossover utility vehicle (CUV) in development by Tesla Motors
    • Tesla Roadster, one of the battery powered sports cars produced by Tesla Motors
    • Tesla station, second version of the Tesla supercharger station that would add battery-swap capability to the fast-recharge stations operated by Tesla Motors
  • Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe, a proposed science museum in New York



  • Tesla, California, former coal mining town in Corral Hollow, California, United States


  • 2244 Tesla, an asteroid discovered in 1952 and named for Nikola Tesla
  • Tesla (unit) (symbol T), SI derived unit of magnetic flux density (or magnetic inductivity), named after Nikola Tesla
  • TESLA, a proposed Tera-electronvolt Energy Superconducting Linear Accelerator, now merged into the International Linear Collider project
  • Tesla coil, a type of resonant transformer circuit used to produce high-voltage high-frequency electricity
  • Tesla Fault, a seismically active geological formation in the Livermore Valley, California, USA