Tesla Mannequin S deliveries soared on the finish of 2015
If cautious commerce magazines and lengthy-time period reliability studies spooked any would-be Tesla Mannequin S consumers, you would not realize it from the supply numbers. The automaker says that it delivered 17,192 models of the electrical sedan within the fourth quarter of 2015, simply setting a supply document — that is forty eight % greater than its earlier greatest (the third quarter), and seventy five % greater than what it managed final yr. Tesla shipped a complete of fifty,580 EVs final yr, which is behind its unique objective (roughly fifty three,000) however higher than some analysts anticipated.
Simply do not anticipate to see many Mannequin X SUVs cruising the streets proper now. Not surprisingly, Tesla solely made 507 models of the nonetheless-recent car this fall, and delivered 208 of them. The actual check will come this yr, as soon as manufacturing (and presumably, demand) ramps up. It might be many months from now earlier than it is clear whether or not the Mannequin X is one other hit or an additionally-ran.
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