Electric car maker Tesla sees Q1 profit

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Electric car maker Tesla Q1 profit

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Motors expects to be profitable in the quarter It says its output its target of 4,500 cars by 250 It s not to take more orders for the version of the Model S sedan


Tesla Motors its electric sedan sales exceeded the guidance it laid out two ago and it expects to show a profit in the quarter, a big victory for small automaker.

Tesla stock jumped or more than 17%, to on the news early Monday.

But who want to try to jump on the bandwagon to own one of the electric cars on the cheap may be in for a

The electric car maker has announced it’s not going to offer its version of the Model S sedan, the model that was originally at about $57,000.

The California automaker says orders for the car were so low, at 4% of the mix, that it isn’t making the 40 kilowatt-hour battery version. Instead, the company focus on two higher-watt versions.

says it is scoring both on and production. It made 4,750 in the first quarter and none on sales lots. All are destined for who placed orders.

The output was 250 more than Tesla had in a February letter to shareholders out its first-quarter guidance.

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The company says all those will be the more expensive now that it has decided to stop orders for the base 40 kWh model.

the 40 kWh no longer in the mix, the cheapest becomes the 60 kWh Model S. which is is rated at 208 miles per charge. The top is the 85 kWh version, which can go 265 miles on a charge, the most of any major car in the market.

Most electric cars ranges of less than 100 per charge, so the long range is has set Tesla apart from the

For those who have already one of the 40 kWh Model S sedans, Tesla it’s going to give one with the 60 kWh that has been limited. It will offer the of the 40 kWh car they ordered. But they always have the option of more to upgrade the car to full 60 kWh

Tesla says in its announcement customers are getting a better-than-expected because the cars will with the hardware necessary to use the Supercharger fast-charging units, it’s putting outside areas to boost the car’s

Using the Supercharger, for instance, it Tesla Model S owners can drive between Los Angeles and Las Vegas or San Francisco. Their batteries can be charged at a Supercharger in the few it takes for a lunch stop the way.



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