Tesla will stop the release of Model 3

Tesla will stop the release of Model 3

April 17, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

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Tesla for the last week of March collected about 2 thousand copies of Model 3. After modernization, the company expects to produce up to 5 thousand electric cars a week

Tesla decided to suspend the release of its electric cars Model 3. The company took such a step in order to improve the performance of the conveyor. Tesla plans to stop the line for several days, reports The New York Times.

The American company admitted that the release of the new Model 3 model is still behind the forecasts. So, Tesla for the last week of March collected about 2 thousand copies of Model 3. After modernization, the company expects to produce up to 5 thousand electric cars a week. It is projected that this will happen by the end of the second quarter of 2018.

Prior to this, Tesla’s managers considered the small number of suppliers of components for the American company to be the main reason for the disruption of the plan for the release of the new Model 3.

Since February last year, Model 3 is available for order in Russia. The implementation of the machine is handled by the Moscow Tesla Club. The power reserve for the basic version of Tesla Model 3 is 354 kilometers. Up to 100 km / h the electric car accelerates in 5.6 seconds. The maximum speed is 210 km per hour. All standard vehicles have the function of autopilot and compatibility with fast charging stations Supercharger.

Also, Russian customers are offered Tesla Model 3 in the Long Range version. This car is equipped with an electric motor with a power of 258 hp. Such an electric car can accelerate from place to 100 km / h in 5.1 seconds, and its maximum speed is 225 km per hour. A battery pack of 80.5 kWh allows you to drive up to 500 kilometers without recharging.

Tesla, a company focused on the production of electric vehicles, was founded in 2003. Since 2008, he sells the Tesla Roadster. In 2012, the company introduced the Model S. sedan. The manufacturer’s headquarters are in Palo Alto, California. The company employs more than two thousand people.

In February of this year, Tesla Motors decided to change its name to Tesla Inc. At this step, the American company went to remind of its plans to go beyond selling only electric cars and create a real energy empire.