Musk previously indicated on Twitter that there will be a risk of delayed deliveries with the increased volume of cars requiring delivery, and although he claims that the delivery issues should be resolved shortly and that the company is making rapid progress in surmounting the challenge, the CEO has not put the latter into numbers.
Hopefully, we will get to see these new vehicle carriers in action soon.
Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk was at the company's delivery hub in Fremont, California, on Saturday, according to a customer's tweet, while many longtime Tesla owners are heeding his call to volunteer at local delivery centres. They were told the electric cars weren't there to stay, as in flying off the shelves, much to their dismay.
Aside from building delivery hardware, Tesla has also invited existing owners to help educate new recipients as they come to pick up the Model 3 from the factory.
In Q2, Tesla surprised the market and hit its target of producing 5,000 Model 3 sedans weekly, just as Musk had promised investors at the release of the company's Q1 financial results.
The Reuters report that covered this latest genius move by CEO Elon Musk made no mention of what the auto carriers will be, and neither has Musk amidst his Twitter ramblings.
It was August 7, when Musk tweeted that he has the funding.
A follower of Musk in the aforementioned social media platform had inquired earlier about his order of a Model 3 All Wheel Drive (AWD) which he reportedly placed back in June. Some stores have more Model 3s on their lot than they can accommodate as the cars wait for their new owners to arrive.
According to Bloomberg's Tesla Tracker, which tracks Model 3 output by analyzing vehicle registration data, government resources and speaking directly with Tesla customers, Tesla is building on average 3,104 Model 3's per week, well short of its goal of over 5,000 to 6,000 vehicles each week. The company has said that it expects to become consistently profitable beginning in the third quarter, despite a recent pattern of widening losses and increasing cash burn.