To a large extent, this was driven largely by sales of the Model 3 as Tesla delivering more than 145,000 units, almost one and a half times the combined sales of Model X and Model S combined - 99,394 units. However, in the tweets that followed Musk confirmed that dropping the smaller battery was a move towards adopting the Model 3 way of representing vehicles with mid range, long range, and performance versions. Otherwise, have you considered the Model 3?
This leaves Tesla a timeframe that ends in May 2019, and we're guessing that Elon Musk will deliver on his promise in consideration to the ever-aggressive competition from mainstream automakers.
Musk did not announce any plans for an upcoming price adjustment on the 100 kWh cars, or a replacement for the 75 kWh battery, although previous model eliminations have often preceded additional updates.
Currently, the Model S 75D starts at $117,900 plus on-road costs, while the Model X 75D is a bit dearer at $126,300 before ORCs.
Saudi woman Rahaf al-Qunun: Australia would 'consider' asylum bid
Alqunun's father - a senior Saudi official - and her brother, who she says often physically abused her, are now in Thailand. Saudi Arabia has strict social rules, including a requirement women have permission from a male "guardian" to travel.
NBC News, Megyn Kelly reach separation agreement
The episode with Trump accusers had more than 2.9 million viewers, one of her biggest audiences on the network. Megyn Kelly and NBC have officially split, but not before she walks away with a fortune.
Samsung Will Launch The Galaxy S10 On Feb 20 In San Francisco
Samsung has also announced that the Galaxy Unpacked event for the launch of its Galaxy S10 series is scheduled for February 20 . But a benchmark that popped up online this week seems to suggest that the S10 Lite will struggle to come close to its rival.
Tesla is now rolling out more than 4,700 Model 3s per week, which is more than double the company's output during a period in early 2018, when Tesla experienced numerous production delays on the Model 3.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was offered a Chinese "green card" by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Global deliveries in Europe and China will start in February 2019. That's about equal to the number given out in all of 2017.
What's the bigger challenge for Tesla Inc. Year-to-date, TSLA has gained 0.77%, versus a 2.74% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.