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Tesla Model 3 Pre-order Financing Creates A Bubble

April 4, 2016

On April 3rd, Elon Musk tweeted the pre-orders had hit 276 thousand for Tesla's Model 3. This was an improvement to the March 31st launch, but contrary to faulty headlines, sales were still under one billion dollars. Why then was there mention of over $7 billion in sales?

Three aspects under review in this article:

The $1k fee exchanged was for a contract agreement that Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) calls a "Reservation." It contains ambiguous terminology, bilateral cancellation (optional refund) and no set price of sale... Continue at HubPages.


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