Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Last quarter: Tesla sales missed targets – Handelsblatt


Tesla is touting the world – like here in South Korea, but the paragraph is lagging behind the expectations.

(photo: Reuters)

Palo Alto, The electric car maker Tesla has its ambitious sales targets will not be reached in the past year. Overall, around 76 230 cars had been delivered, notified the company of the dazzling Tech billionaire Elon Musk after the US market close. In October, the company had confirmed its desire to at least 80 000 cars to the customers.

In the final quarter of decreased sales compared with the previous quarter, from 24 500 to about 22 200 vehicles. The conversion to a new driver assistance Hardware have slowed down the production in the meantime, reasoned Tesla.

For Musk and his ambitious plans, the Numbers mean a setback. Tesla shares fell after hours by 1.7 percent.

The famous Tech entrepreneurs has issued to the production by 2018, 500 000 and by 2020, one Million vehicles per year. In 2016, the company 83 customized 922 car, which is a Plus of 64 per cent compared with the previous year.

The customer interest in Tesla’s electric cars are not broken, however. In the last quarter, demand was particularly high, so the company. The orders for the luxury sedan “Model S” and the SUV “Model X” be compared with the previous year increased in value by 52 percent. Compared to the preceding quarter, the increase amounted to 24 percent.


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