Essays on Tesla Roadster Electric Car Project Case Study

Download full paperFile format: .doc, available for editing

The paper 'Tesla Roadster Electric Car Project" is a good example of a management case study. The tesla motor roadster is an electric car that uses green technology in its operation. Manufactured by tesla motors, the vehicle has been proven of having a higher performance value and is a typical example of both engineering and business success. The core aim of the initiation of the project is a concern for energy depletion; thus, the project significantly borrowed from the previous electrical works of Nikola Tesla. The report presented here would thus give an overview of the tesla roadster in relation to other vehicles as well as the operational modalities of the vehicle.

Intended in the document is also a showcase on the advantages and disadvantages of operating the tesla roadster and the recommendations for the efficiency of electric vehicles. Introduction The Tesla electric car project is an engineering brainwork project of Nikola tesla that was initiated in the late 19th century. The basic strong point of the project is the utilization of different engine systems from other conventional cars that would make the care more efficient, easy to maintain, and more reliable in terms of mobility and durability.

Basing on the design information of the tesla car project, an electric vehicle is an automobile propelled by either a single or a multiple of electronic motors. The propulsion network utilizes electrical energy that is stored in the battery system of the vehicle(Voelcker, 2006). The electric motors that are the major components of the car engine give the vehicle the required energy that helps in the creation of a smoother and stronger acceleration. The tesla car is named after the electrical engineer Nikola tesla.

The tesla car thereby uses the AC motor that had been descended directly from tesla’ s original design in 1882. The project has thus led to a surge in the number of electric cars worldwide due to its business realisticness(Voelcker, 2006). The historical aspect of electronic cars Not until 1859 did the use of the rechargeable battery, the system had been in use for the vehicles. The shift in the event was orchestrated by the invention of the lead-acid accumulator battery that is capable of storage of electric power and was thus used for the ignition of vehicles.

Thomas parker developed the idea and utilized it for innovations such as electrification of the London underground system. The immense interest in the fuel conservancy vehicles led Thomas to the experimentations with the electronically driven vehicles in as early as the 1880s. The development of electric vehicles was at the same time developed as a move to reduce the excessive pollution effects that had engulfed London and was the brainchild of the gasoline consuming automobiles. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, electricity was widely used for propulsion of machines and industrial tools.

During this golden age, the manufacturers of vehicles turned to the idea of the possibility of utilizing electricity for the propulsion of vehicles. Nevertheless, this never came to be as there were advances in the technology of the gasoline combustion engines making the gasoline-driven cars equally comfortable and efficient. The adoption of the use of gasoline in the golden age dealt with the electric car project a great blow that thereafter derailed the development of the project (Musk, 2014).


Berdichevsky, G., Kelty, K., Straubel, J., & Toomre, E. (2007). The Tesla Roadster Battery System. Tesla Motors Inc, 1–5.

Brain, M. (2009). How Electric Cars Work.

Čeřovský, Z., & Mindl, P. (2008). Hybrid electric cars, combustion engine driven cars and their impact on environment. In SPEEDAM 2008 - International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion (pp. 739–743). doi:10.1109/SPEEDHAM.2008.4581321

Fletcher, S. (2011). Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy. Amazon (p. 272).

Fraichard, T., & Ahuactzin, J. M. (2001). Smooth path planning for cars. In Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Vol. 4, pp. 3722–3727). doi:10.1109/ROBOT.2001.933197

Halliday, J. (2009a). Electric cars eschew ads for events, websites. Advertising Age, 80, 8.

Halliday, J. (2009b). TESLA MOTORS. Advertising Age, 80, 17.

Katz, J. (2006). AERODYNAMICS OF RACE CARS. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics. doi:10.1146/annurev.fluid.38.050304.092016

Lieven, T., Mühlmeier, S., Henkel, S., & Waller, J. F. (2011). Who will buy electric cars? An empirical study in Germany. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 16, 236–243. doi:10.1016/j.trd.2010.12.001

Musk, E. (2014). All Our Patent Are Belong To You | Blog | Tesla Motors.

Richardson, E. (2012). Tesla goes mainstream. Automotive Industries AI, 192.

The Boston Consulting Group. (2010). Focus Batteries for Electric Cars. Outlook (pp. 1–18).

Thrun, S. (2010). Toward robotic cars. Communications of the ACM. doi:10.1145/1721654.1721679

Verheijen, E., & Jabben, J. (2010). Effect of electric cars on traffic noise and safety. Public Health, 29. doi:Report 680300009

Voelcker, J. (2006). Electric Cars For Enlightened Stars. IEEE Spectrum, 43. doi:10.1109/SPEC.2006.247950

Zimmerley, M., Min, H., Whitmore, D., Vardhan, V., Choi, B., Venugopalan, V., … Hayakawa, C. (2008). Making CARS better. In Proceedings of SPIE (Vol. 6853, p. 68530S–68530S–8). doi:10.1117/12.778406

Download full paperFile format: .doc, available for editing
Contact Us