Despite lackluster sales in China, not to mention the delayed rollout of the highly anticipated Model X, Tesla is as strong as ever.
Tesla this past Friday announced that they delivered a whopping 10,030 cars during the first quarter of 2015. Note that the figure pertains to cars that actually ended up in consumer hands. Which is to say, the company’s overall sales figures were likely a tad higher.
The important takeaway, though, is that the 10,030 figure represents a new quarterly record for Tesla. Further underscoring the increasing popularity of the electric car maker is that Tesla during Q1 of 2015 delivered 55% more vehicles than in Q1 of 2014.
And speaking of Tesla, the Elon Musk led company apparently has an intriguing trick up its sleeve. Just a few days ago, Musk said that the company will unveil a new product at the end of April, adding that the new product is most definitely not a car.
As for what it is, we recently detailed how Tesla plans to release a breakthrough home battery “that can harness solar energy, power the house, and even send energy back to the grid.”
Tesla certainly likes to keep busy, which is just one of the many reasons why the company has garnered such a passionate and devoted following. Most recently, the company took the wraps off of a new “range assurance” application that will alert users when they drive out of charging range.
On a more lighthearted note, if any Tesla owners aren’t yet familiar with this amazing James Bond easter egg in the Model S, it’s worth checking out.