Tesla said it delivered more than one million cars — over 1.06 million to be exact — between April 2021 and March 2022, including 310,048 cars that were delivered in the first quarter of 2022. This figure is about 67% higher than the figure at the same time. Last year.
In all, the company delivered a total of 24,964 Tesla Model S and Tesla Model Y cars in 2021. In addition, it delivered 14,724 Model S and Model X cars in the first quarter of 2022. Similarly, the company added 295,324 cars in the first quarter of 2022 in addition to 911,208 Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model Y cars in 2021.
It is worth mentioning that Tesla managed to achieve this feature despite global logistics issues and chip shortages that have plagued the auto industry. Nevertheless, data compiled by FactSet indicates that the figures fell short of analysts’ expectations, with the company expected to ship around 317,000 cars in the first quarter of 2022, instead of the 310,048 mark that the company has achieved.
Responding to the information, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said these figures were ‘extraordinarily difficult’ to achieve due to supply chain disruptions and China’s zero-Covid policy. “This was an *extraordinarily difficult quarter due to supply chain disruptions and China’s zero COVID policy… Excellent work by the Tesla team and key suppliers saved the day,” he wrote in a tweet.
It was an *extraordinarily difficult quarter due to supply chain disruptions and China’s zero-covid policy.
Excellent work by the Tesla team and key suppliers saved the day.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) 2 April 2022
His message came shortly after Tesla decided to close its factory for another day on Monday to comply with strict restrictions on movement in Shanghai, which is home to Tesla’s Gigafactory and its China market. fulfills. There is no word on when the company plans to resume production in the country.
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