Just announced Tesla for many of its stores. The E-cars should in the future be sold only online. Now, the company proclaimed: Less stores will close, instead, the prices are increased.
Tesla soften the Plan to close many stores to switch to the exclusive Online sale of the cars. In the past two weeks, each store had been checked, said Tesla in a blog entry. to keep
in order To much more shops, it would cost the already-longer-selling luxury models S and X as well as the more expensive variants of the new mass model 3 average of three percent more. "In other words: We will only close half the stores, but the cost savings are only half as high."
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced at the end of February the end Of many branches.sell more online
CEO Elon Musk had announced ten days previously, the sales fundamentally turn around. A few representative branches in Central locations, the majority of the 378 points of sale should be closed. So Tesla wanted to reduce the car prices by six percent, to be able to have the Model 3 to the promised base price of 35,000 US dollars (about 31,000 euros).
The base model of the price increase except. The other models are from the age of 18. March is more expensive. The group had made the Model 3 together with the announcement of the sales tag that can be ordered, after first only the more lucrative the more expensive variants of the vehicle were sold to the high start-up costs of production to equalize.
stick to It, that all sales should only be handled online, - said Tesla. In stores potential buyers should be shown only "how to order in a matter of minutes a Tesla on his phone". Contrary to Musks announcement of 28. February, which is in the shops continue to be vehicles for test drives.
For buyers who want to drive a Tesla from the yard, also kept a small number of cars. The generous new scheme under which you can return a new Tesla within a week, with up to 1600 kilometers, the applicable.
The Model 3 is supposed to bring Tesla in the mass market and the profit zone.locations on the test bench
Approximately every tenth of a Tesla Store recently, and have been already closed, as is clear from the blog entry. Part of that should now be re-opened, but with fewer employees. About a fifth of the locations stand up to the test. Depending on how efficiently you work in the coming months, they could be closed or remain open.
Only Tesla is able to do something about this, because the company is run the car dealerships, in contrast to other manufacturers, and not franchisees leave, had Musk said in his announcement in February. According to media reports, Tesla pushed for the implementation of the Plan but also on problems with the owners of the shop space. In Germany, Tesla has according to the latest data, twelve car dealerships and seven Service centers.plans of Tesla: buying a car only on the Internet, 01.03.2019 Tesla to cut thousands of Places, 18.01.2019 Atlas |USA |Palo Alto