Pre-Order and Design Studio Replaced with Updates Button
The $400 refundable pre-order option and the Design Studio feature have been removed. In their place, customers can now click a "Get Updates" button, which adds them to a mailing list.
Model S and X Availability in Other Right-Hand-Drive Markets
Australian media outlet "The Drive" reported that Tesla's Model S and Model X vehicles remain available in other Right-Hand-Drive markets.
Tesla's Regional Mix Strategy for Model S/X Vehicles
Tesla's recent press release announced nearly 423,000 vehicle deliveries in Q1, mentioning a transition to a more balanced regional mix for Model S/X vehicles, including those in transit to EMEA and APAC regions.
Uncertainty Over Model S and X's Future in Australian Market
It is still being determined if Tesla intends to completely remove Model S and Model X from the Australian market. Customers in Australia have yet to be informed about any potential refunds for existing orders, suggesting a possible backlog of vehicles.
Model S and X Production at Fremont Plant
Tesla manufactures the Model S and Model X exclusively at their Fremont plant in Northern California. These low-volume cars contribute to less than 5% of the company's total quarterly volume on average.
TSLA Shares Rise by 3.85% in Thursday Trading
Tesla's shares (TSLA) experienced a 3.85% increase near Thursday's end-of-day trading.