It is not even 14 days ago, the car giant Tesla caused a stir when they reported out that they would close down all their physical stores in order to be able to put down the price of their cars.
Supposedly, the maneuver saving so much money that the price on the manufacturer's popular electric vehicles on average would fall by six percent worldwide.
Now drag Tesla in the country and does instead the exact opposite.
- Over the past two weeks we have made a thorough evaluation of each and every Tesla store, and we have decided to retain significantly more shops open than previously announced, write the manufacturer on its website.
The new decision also means that the prices of Tesla's cars will increase by three percent on average. However, the new Model 3 exempt from price increases and will still be able to be purchased for 35,000 us dollars.
- It is 2019. People want to buy their stuff online, sounded the brief from Tesla founder and owner Elon Musk, plans to close the stores was announced 28. February.
the Page has elbilproducenten closed 10 percent of its 378 stores worldwide, and the first to smoke were those who did not manage to attract enough customers from the street.
- It is the stores that should be closed anyway, even if butikssalget had been our only sales model, it sounds now from the group.
Some of the best located stores, as Tesla has closed, will be reopened. In turn, the company will save on staffing, so there will be fewer employees in each store. In addition, yet 20 percent of Tesla's stores under review in order to see which ones can be closed.
- Depending on their efficiency in the course of the next few months some will close, others will remain open, writes Tesla.
Tesla, however, has not dropped the idea to sell all of its models on the internet. In the shops, which are allowed to survive, staff must guide all potential customers to book the car on their phones.
For those with an unmanageable urge to own a Tesla model here and now, there will still be a 'small number' of cars in stores, as customers can drive home in the with the same.
the price Rise of three percent will enter into force 18. march, then the potential Tesla owners have, according to the company a week to book the car before it increases in price.