Elon Musk: If Inflation Slows Down Tesla Models May Reduce Prices

Apple decided to raise the price of its iPhones due to the sharp depreciation of the yen. In the United States, inflation shows no sign of slowing down and prices remain high. In response, Tesla CEO Elon Musk also spoke out. on July 15, Elon Musk tweeted, "If inflation cools down, we can lower the price of our cars."

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But this year Tesla U.S. has made several rounds of price increases, last month, Tesla U.S. prices of a number of models of the maximum increase of $ 6,000. At present, the Tesla U.S. website shows that the Model 3 rear-drive version, long-range version and the performance version are priced at $46.99 million, $57.99 million and $62.99 million, respectively; Model Y long-range version and the performance version are priced at $65.99 million and $69.99 million, respectively. Not only is the price expensive, many U.S. consumers also can not mention the car, some of the longest to wait a year.

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And in China, according to the latest news, Tesla's Shanghai mega-factory has resumed full production and sold nearly 80,000 electric cars in June alone.

Related data shows that Tesla delivered 55,000 vehicles worldwide in the second quarter, up 27 percent year-over-year and down 18 percent sequentially. Throughout the first half of 2022, Tesla delivered 564,000 vehicles worldwide, moving closer to its goal of selling 1.5 million vehicles for the year.


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