Tesla has delivered 201,250 vehicles in the second quarter of 2021, a record for the association. However, it still fell short of the Wall Street expectations. Elon Musk owned Tesla produced in like manner 206,421 vehicles during a comparative period.
Of the large number of vehicles that Tesla conveyed during the quarter, by a long shot most — 204,081 — were Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. Likewise, Tesla moreover made 2,340 Model S and Model X vehicles — in any case the association didn’t break out the quantity of Model S vehicles were the best in class Plaid variant that just started showing up at customers. Earlier last month, Tesla held a delivery event for the redesigned Model S, including another powertrain, more horsepower, another landscape touchscreen and steering wheel, and more reach. A Model S Plaid actually burst into flares in Pennsylvania, immediately getting the driver inside.
The second quarter delivery numbers broke the previous quarter’s record, when Tesla passed on very nearly 185,000 vehicles. Tesla has been slanting up production limit, recollecting building new factories for Texas and Germany, and just nearly missed CEO Elon Musk’s level headed of passing on 500,000 vehicles in 2020. Tesla doesn’t break out deliveries by region, so we haven’t the faintest idea the quantity of vehicles the association is dispatching off customers in China. Tesla has been hit by a record of terrible news in the country, most actually detailing the recall of more than 285,000 vehicles — by far most of which were made locally—over a safety risk with the vehicles’ cruise control.
Like the rest of the auto industry, Tesla has moreover struggled with the parts shortage, including an insufficiency of semiconductors. In May, Musk tweeted that prices were growing a result of “supply chain price-pressure industry-wide.” The ensuing quarter moreover saw the departure of a couple of obvious level Tesla executives, including past dependable acting general counsel Al Prescott in April, and both deputy general counsel Lynn Miller and past head of automotive and heavy trucking Jerome Guillen in June.