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Tesla began producing a sufficient number of Model 3, but, according to analysts Needham & Co. Radzhvindra Gill, many customers who made pre-orders, impatient to wait for their cars, and cancel them more often than before. It is reported by CNN.
The growth of the cancelled orders for the Model 3 came in the middle of June, after which the number of orders cancelled exceeded the number of deposits on new Tesla, says Jill. However, the company refutes this.
In his report, the analyst mentioned wait for machines, the expiration of tax benefits in the amount of 7.5 thousand dollars, and that Tesla has not made a car in a base complete set for 35 thousand dollars available for purchase. According to him, every fourth order Model 3 will be cancelled — twice as often as a year earlier. And the waiting time Model 3 is from 4 to 12 months. Jill also added that the sale of the models S and X is dim, especially after the increase in competition from premium brands.
In turn, the company Elon musk denies that the number of canceled pre-orders have increased. According to Tesla, who provided the analyst are obsolete because today the customers receive their vehicle within 1-9 months. The company also adheres to the lath in 100 thousand produced by Model 3 to the end of the year.
To achieve the target, Tesla needs to increase the volume of car production by 27 percent. The analyst does not believe in such promises, he presses on the fact that the company continues to incur losses. Moreover, he is convinced that by the end of 2020 the company will lose $ 6 billion.
At the moment to buy a new electric car from Tesla, the client must pay a Deposit in the amount of one thousand dollars, then to pay 2.5 thousand dollars to select a specific configuration, and only after receipt of vehicle the customer pays the remaining amount.
At the same time, in Russia, with orders from Tesla is much better — recently, the retailer “Svyaznoy” together Tesla Club Moscow launched a service of online application for the supply of Tesla. For the month of service, the company has received 236 applications, comparable to the total number of cars Tesla in Russia. Anyone can request and receive your car within four months. Currently in Russia there is no official Tesla representative.
Video, photo All from Russia.