Tesla EV deliveries rise despite semiconductor chip shortage

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2021

Tesla delivered 184,800 electric vehicles (EV) in the first quarter of 2021 despite a shortage of computer chips that has crippled the global auto industry, the world’s biggest EV maker said on Friday April 2.

This is an increase of 23% compared to the 180,570 deliveries the company recorded in the fourth quarter of last year. The better-than-expected results were attributed to solid demand for the Model 3/Y in China, with 182,780 vehicles delivered, the release said.

Tesla has been only marginally...

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