Tesla delivers 254,695 cars in Q2 2022 impacted by factory shutdowns and supply chain issues

Tesla reported its production and delivery figures for the second quarter of 2022 today, and despite a three-week long factory shutdown in China, was still able to deliver 254,695 cars in the three month period.

Tesla Q2 2022 Production

According to the automaker, their four vehicles factories were able to produce 258,580 cars between March 1 and June 30. Although they don’t break down the figures, that number was boosted by Giga Berlin, which produced a record 1,000 cars in one week during the quarter, and Giga Texas which is now also producing the Model Y Long Range alongside the Standard Range.

Of those cars, the Model 3/Y accounted for 242,169, while the Model S/X made up the remaining 16,411 units.

After a stretch of consecutive record breaking quarters, these figures are down compared to the 305,047 cars built in Q1. They are however up compared to Q2 2021 when 206,421 vehicles were produced at just two factories, Fremont and Giga Shanghai.

Tesla Q2 2022 Deliveries

Despite the difficulties in the quarter, Tesla was still able to deliver 254,695 new cars around the world in the second quarter. Like the production figures, the delivery figures are also down compared to Q1 when Tesla delivered 310,048 cars to new owners.

However, it is still a large increase from Q2 2021 when Tesla delivered 201,250 cars.

Tesla said in the press release:

In the second quarter, we produced over 258,000 vehicles and delivered over 254,000 vehicles, despite ongoing supply chain challenges and factory shutdowns beyond our control. June 2022 was the highest vehicle production month in Tesla’s history.

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