Why Tesla’s Q2 Delivery Figures Were Low — And When You Can Expect To See Model 3s On The Road

Following its own tradition set over the past few years, Tesla released unofficial estimates at the start of July for the number of cars it produced and delivered during the second quarter. And as is equally the tradition following such a release, we’ve been looking over those figures to try and better understand and predict Tesla’s position looking forward.

With estimated deliveries at just over 22,000 cars — some 3,000 cars less than were delivered during Q1 2017 — Tesla is currently blaming a lack of 100 kilowatt-hour battery packs for the lower-than-expected numbers for this quarter. But with Tesla ahead of schedule on Model 3 production and plenty of challenges lying ahead in the next quarter, what does Tesla’s future look like?

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