Tesla Predicts European and Asian Sales Will Be Twice as Much in 2014
Mar 12, 2014 15:30
Tesla Motors will open more than 30 outlets and service centers in Europe and they will also be expanding its network of battery charging stations. The aggressive plan is to boost overseas deliveries in 2014 and the carmaker is expecting a combined sales of the Model S sedan in Europe and Asia to be twice as the number of sales in North America by year end.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk forecasts global sales will jump more than 55 percent this year.
Tesla sold 22,477 cars in 2013, most of them in the United States. Tesla also wants to launch the car later this year in China.
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