Tesla Breaks Records in 2015 With Over 50,000 Vehicles Delivered
The books are officially closed on 2015. For Tesla, it was a year worth remembering. While ‘experts’ initially predicted the California automaker would deliver less than 50,000 vehicles in the year, it surpassed expectations with a respectable 50,580 vehicles delivered. In the fourth quarter alone, Tesla managed to move 17,400 vehicles. Of those vehicles, 17,192 were the Model S sedan, while 208 were the new Model X SUV. While that may seem like a small number for the highly-anticipated electric SUV, Tesla says it will begin producing 238 per week, anticipating a hike in sales for 2016. RELATED: See More of the 2015 Tesla Model S P85D Sedan
These sales numbers are pretty significant. Tesla recorded a 48 percent increase over the previous quarterly record, and a 75 percent increase over 2014’s fourth quarter sales figures.
Tesla hasn’t predicted any sales numbers for the 2016 model year as of yet, but we can expect a healthy increase with the introduction of the Model X, and the possibility of an even more affordable Model III.
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