Tesla delivers first lower-cost Model 3 cars
July 30, 2017
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Tesla Inc. has finally made its long-promised affordable electric car. But it could take years to get it to all the people who want to buy it.
Tesla delivered the Model 3 small car to its first 30 customers — all employees — at a company party Friday night. CEO Elon Musk said Tesla will build the cars as fast as it can, but acknowledged that supply issues and other complexities will make it tough to reach his goal of making 500,000 cars next year. Fourteen-year-old Tesla has never made more than 100,000 cars in a year.
"We're going to go through at least six mon...