200,000 vehicles delivered in the second quarter, a new record

Leaked internal memos evoked in recent days the efforts to speed up deliveries at the end of the second quarter and this latest boost paid off: Tesla announces having delivered for the first time more than 200,000 vehicles in a quarter.

The manufacturer thus beats its previous record dating from the first quarter of the year with just over 180,000 units delivered and demonstrates its ability to ramp up even though it delivered almost 500,000 vehicles for the whole of 2020.

The rise in production intensifies

The firm indicates to have produced during the quarter 206,421 vehicles including 204,081 Model 3 and U and 2340 Model S and X positioned more upscale. It is not doing so badly in the context of a shortage of components affecting the automotive sector.

However, certain decisions had to be taken to modify the design and adapt to the constraints, which did not prevent an increase in the price of electric vehicles mainly caused by the rise in the prices of raw materials, still indicates Tesla.

While Model 3 and Y occupy the bulk of Tesla’s business, the second quarter saw the arrival of the Model S Plaid at the breathtaking acceleration and whose production will intensify during the current quarter.

Source: GNT – actualités by www.generation-nt.com.

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