Tesla Model 3 Car Received 198K Orders In Less Than 24 Hours. Within 24 hours of launching its first lower-price electric car, Tesla got a large number of orders directly from retail buyers for the model 3.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company received 198,000 pre orders in just less than 24 hours.
About 116,000 plug-in cars were sold in the U.S. in all of 2015. Tesla just pre-sold 180,000 Model 3 EVs in 24 hrs. pic.twitter.com/Yw0lPzZ7NM
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Years from now, people will look back at the unveiling of the Model 3 as a watershed moment not only for Tesla Motors, but for the entire auto industry.