Tesla failed plan to produce cars

Tesla провалила план по выпуску автомобилей

By early August the number of applications for Model 3 reached 455 thousand

In July-September, customers received only 220 new Model 3 sedan.

American car company Tesla Inc. in the third quarter of this year significantly behind the planned targets of the debut mass production electric car Model 3. In fact it was released only 360 cars instead of the anticipated $ 1.5 million, Interfax reported.

“The volume production of Model 3 was lower than expectations due to bottlenecks in production, – it is spoken in the message of Tesla. – Although the vast majority of production subsystems in the factory in California and Nevada Gigafactory can operate with higher load, commissioning some of them took longer than expected”.

Customers in July-September was transferred a total of 220 new sedans. The company said that problems with components or supply chain no.

Recall that Model 3 was launched in July, the owner of the first descended from the conveyor of the electric car this model was the head of Tesla Ilon Musk. In August the company planned to release 100 of these cars in September – about 1.5 thousand, by the end of the year production should reach 5 thousand cars a week.

Price four-door electric car Model 3 in the basic configuration is $35 million, which is almost half the price at the previous Tesla cars.

By early August the number of applications for Model 3 reached 455 thousand In total, Tesla has delivered in the third quarter of 26 thousand 150 cars of all models at the forecast of analysts surveyed by The Wall Street Journal, at least 26 thousand

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously Tesla has collected $1.8 billion on the production Model 3. The company also said that sales could be stronger if not for “serious production deficit” batteries, which makes the production until the beginning of June fell short of demand by an average of 40%.

Recall that in early August published a report according to which Tesla in the period April to June were a net loss of $336 million