Why Tesla Staff Get The Model 3 First

Tomorrow, the Tesla Model 3 officially goes on sale, with the first deliveries taking place at a gala event at Tesla’s Fremont production facility.

But while Tesla’s launch party may end up looking very much like any other Tesla event we’ve seen — including the Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X launch events — the first customers to get their hands on Tesla’s latest brand-new electric car won’t be high-flying Tesla investors or eager fans who have paid a massive premium for a “Signature Series” model.

Instead, they’ll be Tesla and SpaceX employees who were given early-access to Tesla’s Model 3 reservation list ahead of the official Model 3 reveal event last March.

But why has Tesla decided to give its staff first pick at Model 3, and what restrictions will those early staff Model 3 owners have on who can register or sell the car?

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