02 Apr '13, 3pm

Tesla News: Model S exceeds sales target, Q1 will be profitable, 40kWh model killed, bonus supercharging: In

Lots of good news from the Californian electric car maker In mid-February, Tesla predicted that it would deliver about 4,500 Model S electric cars during the first quarter of 2013. That was a pretty ambitious target to begin with, but with Q1 now over, Tesla has announced that it has actually delivered over 4,750 EVs, well over its goal. Enough so, in fact, for the company to revise its financial guidance and predict that once Q1 numbers are crunched, the company will have its first ever profitable quarter.“I am incredibly proud of the Tesla team for their outstanding work. There have been many car startups over the past several decades, but profitability is what makes a company real. Tesla is here to stay and keep fighting for the electric car revolution,” said Elon Musk, Tesla Motors co-founder and CEO. Musk is absolutely right. All the design and engineering prowess in ...

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