Some highlights: The company said it delivered more than 55,000 Model 3 sedans during the quarter, a 10th of those in the last week of the quarter.
A total of 53,239 Model 3 vehicles rolled off Tesla's assembly line during the third quarter, hitting Musk's target of 50,000 to 55,000 for Tesla's first electric auto designed for the mass market, and almost doubling the second quarter's volume. The company's target of 100,000 Model S and X deliveries in 2018 remains unchanged. Earlier that year, the Inconvenient Truth producer told Politico that he wanted to purchase his own Tesla vehicle.
The California-based electric carmaker, emerging from several months of turmoil around its Chief Executive Elon Musk, confirmed numbers leaked to an industry news site on Monday that showed it produced roughly 80,000 cars in the third quarter.
The electric auto maker said on Tuesday that it produced 80,142 vehicles in the third quarter - higher than expected and an increase of 50pc over the previous quarter. According to the SEC, Musk has agreed to not only relinquish his position, but will also pay a hefty $20 million fine (in which the company also has to pay an equivalent amount).
However, Musk will remain as CEO of the company under the agreement made by the SEC. Musk has told upset customers that "we've gone from production hell to delivery logistics hell", and the CEO has incomprehensibly suggested the solution is for Tesla to build its own vehicle carriers, despite no evidence of any shortage of auto haulage capacity.
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Tesla's third-quarter production report was positive in some ways, but the details were a little hazy.
These latest results from Tesla are exclusively limited to vehicle production numbers, so we can't yet say if the company has kept its promise from Q2 2018 to be cashflow positive.
Musk tweeted back and acknowledged the problem: "Sorry, we've gone from production hell to delivery logistics hell, but this problem is far more tractable".
It is increasingly hard to make sense of Tesla's math.
Musk said in an email to employees on Saturday the company was "very close to achieving profitability" but for that it has to stabilize a brutal ramp-up in output whose targets it has consistently struggled to meet. We're making rapid progress.