Tesla shipped 310,048 cars in the to start with quarter of 2022, irrespective of what Tesla CEO Elon Musk states was an “exceptionally tricky quarter,” citing international supply chain challenges and a temporary closure at Tesla’s Shanghai manufacturing facility, as claimed by CNBC.
In a push launch, Tesla mentioned the Design 3 and Y designed up 295,324 of these deliveries, when 14,724 had been for the Design S and X. Deliveries amplified marginally from the previous quarter’s 308,600 deliveries and outpaced the 184,800 shipments Tesla built in the to start with quarter, symbolizing a 68 % year-around-yr enhance. On the manufacturing facet of points, Tesla managed to establish a overall of 305,407 autos.
This was an *extremely* challenging quarter because of to offer chain interruptions & China zero Covid plan.
Remarkable function by Tesla staff & key suppliers saved the day.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 2, 2022
Final month, Tesla shuttered its Shanghai manufacturing facility for two times amid a spike in COVID-19 conditions, and closed the manufacturing facility the moment all over again past 7 days as Shanghai proceeds to grapple with a town-large lockdown. The Shanghai plant is the company’s greatest, manufacturing each Model 3s and Design Ys.
Tesla just lately opened its first European factory in Berlin, Germany, and is keeping a “cyber rodeo” to celebrate the grand opening of its Austin, Texas Gigafactory on April 7th — both equally of which could assistance offset production problems triggered by the COVID-relevant lockdowns in Shanghai.