Tesla has shared its . And in a repeat of its , the automaker set a new record for deliveries but fell short of Wall Street estimates. Tesla announced on Sunday it delivered 422,875 EVs during the first three months of the year. It produced 440,808 vehicles during that same period, another record for the company.
Going into the weekend, independent analyst Troy Teslike the company was on track to deliver 427,000 vehicles in the first quarter of the year. The company’s final tally represents a 36 percent increase from the 310,048 deliveries it announced during this time last year. It’s also a four percent increase from the 405,278 deliveries it reported in the final quarter of 2022.
Hi everybody. Tesla has just reported 422,875 deliveries in Q1 2023 which is a new record compared to 405K in Q4 2022. Congrats to the Tesla team.
My error rate was +1.2% for production and +1.0% for deliveries. I’m happy with that. pic.twitter.com/uGEyxztQVc
— Troy Teslike (@TroyTeslike) April 2, 2023
Unsurprisingly, the Model 3 and Model Y made up the bulk of Tesla’s deliveries in the first quarter of 2023, with 412,180 of those vehicles making their way to customers before the end of March. Comparatively, Tesla’s more expensive Model S and Model X cars accounted for a modest 10,695 deliveries over the same time frame. That’s a drop from the 17,147 Model S and Model X vehicles it delivered last quarter.
It will be interesting to see how Tesla’s latest delivery numbers affect the company’s bottom line. The first three months of the year saw Tesla aggressively cut pricing across most of its lineup. In January, for instance, the went from costing $65,990 to $52,990, and then less than a month later. More recently, the automaker slashed the price of Model S and X vehicles by . Tesla will publish its full Q1 results on April 19th
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