Sales of electric car company Tesla Motors in the first quarter of 2015 amounted to a record 10 030 cars, which is 55% higher than the same period last year.
Tesla Motor Inc. presented information on its sales in the first quarter of this year. According to the statements of the company, from January to March this year, the final consumers were supplied a record number of cars exceeded a similar indicator of last year by 55%. Figures all the more impressive that sales growth happened in the backdrop of falling oil prices (in the US, this implies a decrease in gasoline prices), which seriously worsened the situation of other manufacturers of electric vehicles. For 2015, Mr. Musk has set a target level of sales at the level of 55 thousand cars, and by 2020 — 500 thousand cars. And if the data of the first quarter still does not say that specified for 2015 plans will be realised, it is already likely that the company can easily surpass the performance of last year, when it sold 31 655 cars.
It is worth noting that despite the increase in sales, the company is unlikely to get a net profit until 2020 Tesla Motors makes large investments in expanding production capacity and developing new technologies. Also this year to begin deliveries of its new electric car Model X. published