Despite not the best start of the year, as well asanalysts' forecasts, the American manufacturer of electric vehicles Tesla was able to exceed all expectations. Even your own. Company Ilona Mask reported on the latest sales data, which states that in the world for the second quarter of 2019, 95,200 Tesla electric vehicles were sold - the company's absolute record for all its existence. In addition, the company was able to produce a record number of cars for it - 87,048 units.
Tesla breaks records
Analysts predicted the company wouldproduce and sell only about 88,000 electric vehicles. But she surpassed these predictions. As indicated in the company's report, the Model 3 cars were sold the most. About 77,550 sales accounted for them. Model S and Model X accounted for a total of 17,650 cars sold.
Most of all, Model 3 cars were produced - 72 531 units. Model S and Model X produced a total of 14,517 units.
For the period from January to May 2019, Tesla was able tobypassing sales such companies as Mitsubishi (sold 58783 units), Infiniti (53219), Chrysler (51481), Volvo (40186), Land Rover (39530), and many others. According to analysts, Tesla showed sales growth of almost 57% compared with the same period last year.
For the current year, the founder of the company, Ilon Muskset a task for Tesla to produce from 360,000 to 400,000 electric vehicles. However, the first six months, sales fell. Apparently, the increase in the cost of electric vehicles at the beginning of the year. As a result, during this period, Tesla was able to sell less than 160,000 electric cars.
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Report on the financial activities of the company forspecified Tesla is going to publish later. The company also noted that it managed to make significant progress in optimizing global logistics and delivery operations. Due to this, at the end of the third quarter of this year, it is expected to continue to increase the volume of production and sales of its electric vehicles.
According to Business Insider, amid news of record sales, the company's stock price rose 7 percent this week.
In addition, it became known that the Model 3 has become the most popular electric vehicle in the United States this year.
The top five best-selling cars in the US for the first half of the year are as follows (by the number of cars sold):
- 1. Tesla Model 3: 67,650
- 2. Tesla Model X: 9,000
- 3. Chevrolet Bolt EV: 8 281
- 4. Tesla Model S: 7,225
- 5. Nissan Leaf: 6,008.
Earlier it became known that Tesla can be engaged in mining operations. This will allow her to increase the production of electric batteries that are used in her cars.
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