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Tesla Q2 deliveries below expectations

By Myles McCormick
Published: Monday, 04 July 2016

Despite a delivery drop-off, vehicle production was up 20% sequentially, further fuelling lithium demand. The company's ambitious ramp-up plan should still allow it to meet full year delivery targets.

Tesla Motors Inc. reported delivery of 14,370 vehicles in Q2, 450 fewer than in Q1.The company blamed the lower delivery rate on an "extreme production ramp […] and the high mix of customer-ordered vehicles still on trucks and ships at the end of the quarter".Tesla‚Äôs Q2 vehicle production was 18,345 vehicles, up...

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