Having to give up the model merchant and possession of the entire distribution process, Tesla owns its vehicles until it is delivered to the customer, which means that its financial statements can hurt which, at the end of the quarter if they produced many unsold vehicles.
Sometimes Tesla offered incentives for people to buy vehicles late in the quarter.
Sources familiar with the matter have told Electrek that, as of last week, Tesla has authorized its staff to offer one year of Supercharging for the purchase of a 3-Vehicle Inventory Model and to take delivery from here the end of the month.
The idea is to encourage people to take delivery by the end of the quarter.
To be honest, it’s not a big incentive to buy.
If you buy through the referral program, you get 1000 miles of Overeating for 6 months.
Most people don’t use them all, which means that the year of free overeating is basically just worth twice what you get with the referral program and no more than a few hundred bucks depending on the market.
However, I would say that if you are looking for a Model 3 in the United States, it might be a good time to buy with the recent price drops.
As with Tesla, it appears to be finishing the quarter solid in terms of deliveries. A few channels check back busy delivery centers and solid volumes at the end of the quarter.
Fast delivery – the best time for Model Y and the price reductions on Model 3, Model S, and Model X helped deliver volumes.
Unfortunately, it will also seriously affect margins. I don’t think it’s going to be the carnage that many thought it might be at the start of the quarter, but it could be a decent loss.
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