Tesla defeats Toyota and ranks highest-priced carmaker in the world

Tesla has become the world’s highest-rated automaker once its share price rose 8% on Wednesday, The New York Post reports . Shares of the US company reached a historical value of $ 1,025 after Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, revealed to his employees, via email, his plans to increase the production of the electric truck ‘Semi’, presented for the first time. time in November 2017.

Thus, Tesla’s capitalization ($ 190 billion) exceeded for the first time that of the Japanese company Toyota, which with $ 182 billion had the world’s first place in market capitalization among car manufacturers.

In January, the electric car company first outperformed the combined value of the United States’ two largest automakers, Ford and General Motors. Elon Musk’s net worth rose by $ 2.4 billion on Wednesday, making him the 23rd richest person in the world, according to Forbes magazine, with a fortune of $ 42.9 billion.