Tesla Research and Development Expenses 2009-2020 | TSLA

Tesla annual/quarterly research and development expenses history and growth rate from 2009 to 2020. Research and development expenses can be defined as an expense arising from studies and product development processes.
  • Tesla research and development expenses for the quarter ending September 30, 2020 were $0.366B, a 9.58% increase year-over-year.
  • Tesla research and development expenses for the twelve months ending September 30, 2020 were $1.314B, a 2.94% decline year-over-year.
  • Tesla annual research and development expenses for 2019 were $1.343B, a 8.01% decline from 2018.
  • Tesla annual research and development expenses for 2018 were $1.46B, a 5.95% increase from 2017.
  • Tesla annual research and development expenses for 2017 were $1.378B, a 65.15% increase from 2016.
Tesla Annual Research and Development Expenses
(Millions of US $)
2019 $1,343
2018 $1,460
2017 $1,378
2016 $834
2015 $718
2014 $465
2013 $232
2012 $274
2011 $209
2010 $93
2009 $19
2008 $54
Tesla Quarterly Research and Development Expenses
(Millions of US $)
2020-09-30 $366
2020-06-30 $279
2020-03-31 $324
2019-12-31 $345
2019-09-30 $334
2019-06-30 $324
2019-03-31 $340
2018-12-31 $356
2018-09-30 $351
2018-06-30 $386
2018-03-31 $367
2017-12-31 $355
2017-09-30 $332
2017-06-30 $370
2017-03-31 $322
2016-12-31 $246
2016-09-30 $214
2016-06-30 $192
2016-03-31 $182
2015-12-31 $190
2015-09-30 $179
2015-06-30 $182
2015-03-31 $167
2014-12-31 $140
2014-09-30 $136
2014-06-30 $108
2014-03-31 $82
2013-12-31 $68
2013-09-30 $56
2013-06-30 $52
2013-03-31 $55
2012-12-31 $69
2012-09-30 $62
2012-06-30 $75
2012-03-31 $68
2011-12-31 $61
2011-09-30 $54
2011-06-30 $53
2011-03-31 $41
2010-12-31 $38
2010-09-30 $27
2010-06-30 $15
2010-03-31 $13
2009-12-31
2009-09-30 $1
2009-06-30 $2
2008-12-31
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Auto/Tires/Trucks Auto Manufacturers - Domestic $538.028B $24.578B
Tesla Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products. It operates primarily in the United States, China, Norway and internationally. Tesla Inc., formerly known as Tesla Motors Inc., is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
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