Tesla delivered simply over 1.3 million automobiles in 2022, lacking its aim of attaining 50 p.c progress year-over-year. The firm wanted to hit roughly 1.4 million deliveries to fulfill its goal, indicating that transportation and logistics challenges proceed to plague the EV firm
Tesla stated it delivered 405,278 automobiles in within the fourth quarter of 2022, which incorporates 17,147 Model S and X automobiles and 388,131 Model 3 and Y automobiles. Wall Street analysts had been predicting 415,000 vehicles delivered in the course of the quarter. For the yr, the corporate delivered 66,705 Model S and X automobiles, and 1,247,146 Model 3 and Y automobiles.
Analysts have been hoping for a sturdy 1.8 million automobiles delivered for the yr, however Tesla wanted to ship simply 1.4 million in 2022 with a purpose to meet its aim of fifty p.c progress for the yr. And regardless of simply lacking that aim, it was one other report quarter of deliveries for the EV maker, which has been coping with various challenges this yr, lots of which don’t have anything to do with Elon Musk shopping for Twitter.
“We continued to transition towards a more even regional mix of vehicle builds which again led to a further increase in cars in transit at the end of the quarter,” the corporate stated in a press release. “Thank you to all of our customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and supporters who helped us achieve a great 2022 in light of significant COVID and supply chain related challenges throughout the year.”
It was a yr of distinctive struggles for Tesla, which included flagging demand, an getting old lineup, and elevated competitors from legacy automakers. Musk’s buy of Twitter led to a subsequent sharp decline in Tesla’s inventory worth, which plunged by as a lot as 65 p.c over the course of the yr. The rout shaved billions from Musk’s personal web price, main him to assert the unlucky designation as the primary individual to lose $200 billion, according to Bloomberg.
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