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Tesla deliveries rise by 4.5%, but Model 3 production faces bottlenecks

Tesla said it was on track to deliver around 100,000 S and X models this year

Reuters 

Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc said on Monday its deliveries rose 4.5 percent in the third quarter from the prior-year period, but said "production bottlenecks" had left the company behind its planned ramp-up for the new Model 3 mass-market sedan. Tesla said it delivered 26,150 vehicles in the third quarter, including 14,065 Model S vehicles and 11,865 Model X cars, up 17.7 percent from the second quarter of this year. The Palo Alto, California-based company delivered just 220 Model 3 sedans and produced 260 during the quarter. In July, it began production of ...

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First Published: Tue, October 03 2017. 11:11 IST
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