Tesla TSLA Q1 2022 Automobile Manufacturing and Supply Numbers


Prospects expertise new power electrical automobiles at a Tesla retailer in Shanghai, China, On December 4, 2021.

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Tesla simply reported first-quarter automobile manufacturing and supply numbers for 2022.

This is how they did.

Electrical automobile deliveries (complete): 310,048

Electrical automobile manufacturing (complete): 305,407

Over the identical interval final yr, Tesla delivered 184,800 electrical automobiles and produced 180,338 automobiles.

Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y automobiles comprised 95%, or 295,324, of deliveries within the first quarter of 2022, based on Tesla.

The corporate produced 4,641 fewer automobiles than it delivered in the course of the quarter citing “ongoing provide chain challenges and manufacturing unit shutdowns.”

Analysts anticipated deliveries of 317,000 automobiles for the primary three months of 2022, based on estimates compiled by FactSet as of March 31. The estimates ranged from a low of 278,000 automobile deliveries to a excessive of 357,000.

Deliveries are the closest approximation to gross sales numbers reported by Tesla.

The corporate not too long ago opened a brand new manufacturing unit in Brandenburg, Germany, and had a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 22. Tesla additionally plans to host a grand opening and “cyber rodeo” occasion on April 7, at one other new automobile meeting plant it is constructing in Austin, Texas.

Tesla moved its headquarters to Austin formally as of Dec. 1, however nonetheless operates its first electrical automotive manufacturing unit in Fremont, California.

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Globally, Tesla’s operations in the course of the quarter, which ended March 31, have been weighed down by a Covid surge and new well being restrictions in China, requiring short-term manufacturing halts at its Shanghai plant. Within the fourth quarter, Tesla delivered 308,600 EVs, marking a report for the corporate. 

Tesla, together with the remainder of the auto business, has additionally been damage by widespread elements shortages, and inflation. Crucial elements like semiconductors stay in brief provide, and costs have elevated for uncooked supplies like nickel and aluminum after Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine in February. Within the U.S., Tesla has been leaving prospects ready for months earlier than filling their automotive orders.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned in mid-March of inflationary pressures on the enterprise, and hiked the costs of its automobiles in each the U.S. and China.

—CNBC’s Jordan Novet contributed to this report.

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