logo
Plus   Neg
Share
Email

Musk Says Tesla Has "good Chance" To Reach New Record Deliveries This Quarter

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk says the luxury electric car maker has a "good chance" to reach record number of deliveries this quarter.

According to an email sent by Musk to employees, Tesla is on pace for a new record quarter for deliveries, which will beat the previous record achieved at the end of last year. In the fourth quarter of 2018, Tesla delivered a record of 90,700 cars, its best quarter in its history, which helped it report its second quarterly profit in a row.

"As of yesterday, we had over 50,000 net new orders for this quarter. Based on current trends, we have a good chance of exceeding the record 90,700 deliveries of Q4 last year and making this the highest deliveries/sales quarter in Tesla history!" Musk said in the email.

"In order to achieve this, we need sustained output of 1,000 Model 3's per day. Almost all parts of the Model 3 production system have exceeded 1,000 units on multiple days (congratulations!!) and we've averaged about 900/day this week, so we're only about 10% away from 7,000/week."

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Friday that it will invest $1 billion over the next decade to mitigate all greenhouse gas emissions from its global business, starting March 1, 2020. The company intends to become the first airline in the world to go carbon neutral. The airline said that over the next decade, it will spend $1 billion to drive innovation and advance clean-air travel technologies. Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) is currently gaining over 1% on Friday morning. Early this week, a U.S. District judge ruled in favor of Sprint and T-Mobile's long-pending $26 billion merger deal. The judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by a group of State Attorneys General. The deal is... Online furniture retailer Wayfair Inc. is cutting 550 jobs, or about 3 percent of its workforce, reports on Thursday quoted a company spokesperson as saying. The job cuts will impact about 350 employees at Wayfair's corporate headquarters in Boston. The company has more than 16,000 employees globally. Wayfair's shares tumbled 14 percent in Thursday's trading session following news of the job cuts.
Follow RTT
>