It was through Twitter, Elon Musk’s favorite tool, that the Tesla brand this week unveiled the milestone of one million cars produced since its founding in 2003.
Tesla celebrates its 1,000,000th car produced
The CEO of Tesla has just announced that his company has just produced its millionth electric vehicle in 17 years. The whimsical business man shared the news on his favorite social network, posting a photo of the famous 1,000,000th copy, a red Model Y, as well as a snapshot of his employees, which he congratulates.
Tesla model number 1,000,000 is a Model Y
Tesla Model Y, the mainstream model that should boost the brand’s figures
Twelve years is what it took Tesla to produce a million cars since the 2008 launch of its first model, the Roadster. Various problems then slowed the marketing of the popular Model 3, which has since become the best-selling electric car in the world. These productivity figures, the company intends to double them quickly, in view of its rapid growth in 2019, following its recent investments. Tesla is counting on the internationalization of its production, thanks in particular to its new Gigafactory based in Shanghai, which entered the scene at the end of last year and which should make it possible to reach the objective of 500,000 vehicles for 2020. Finally, the planned opening of a new production unit, fourth of the brand and this time based in the Berlin area, will also contribute to Elon Musk’s dreams of greatness.
Elon Musk congratulated his employees for crossing the million mark
How much does a Tesla Model Y cost ?
Despite a difficult start, Tesla and his boss Elon Musk managed to get their heads out of the water, at the cost of many efforts, including financial ones. While this figure of one million vehicles produced may seem ridiculous alongside those posted by automotive industry giants like Volkswagen and its 10 million annual units, Tesla can nevertheless boast of standing up to all manufacturers. in his field of predilection, the electric car. The new Model Y is sold for 63,000 euros in the Long Range version, while the Performance is sold for 70,000 euros.
Elon Musk does not intend to stop there and is thinking big with the opening of his new factories around the world