Tesla to Prolong Deliveries in Norway this Quarter, Due to Local Capacity Problems


CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk told Tesla Inc. of slowing down deliveries in Norway, the best market per capita of the automaker, just days earlier the electric-car maker is due in reporting quarterly sales, which investors watch from very close. On Saturday, the CEO of Tesla made this announcement in one Twitter message, in response to the local authorities that had ordered carrying of Tesla’s trucks off the road over half a dozen times. One truck not been stopped by authorities had happened to end up in an accident, which smashed two Model S automobiles on the trailer, as per the blog of Electrek.

In the tweet, Musk told on Saturday that the fact is transparent where they are stretching the capacity of local logistics due to the batch delivery and build and that happiness and safety of matter of customers are of more importance than few extra cars to deliver this quarter. Hence citing the local issues, and in order to preserve the safety of the vehicle, Musk requested in slowing down the delivery.

The California based automaker; the Palo Alto switched the ports of Norway that it ships to, needing the usage of more trucks for getting the cars to service centers and stores, as said in the content. Norway happens to be the Tesla’s third largest market across the globe after the China and U.S., with revenue from the country over doubling to $823 million previous years. The country liable to electric cars from road tolls and purchase taxes and has heavily invested to charge the infrastructure. Almost 21 percent of automobiles there were battery-electric that were owned last year.

Tesla is already encountering difficulties in turn out of its Model 3 mass-market vehicle, the linchpin plan of Musk for bringing electric vehicles to the masses. Inclining of production has taken longer and has been more challenging than initially anticipated. Tesla is aiming a weekly production rate of Model 3 of about 2,500 sedans by the end of this month and about 5,000 by the end of June.