Despite the high-end electric car company's brilliant marketing, Tesla's economic performance has failed to live up to projections. Tesla's initially vow to sell 80,000 cars by the end of the year is practically a pipe dream halfway through 2016. Fortunately for Tesla the new Model 3 has a well-sized waiting list, but the company won't sell 66,000 vehicles no matter how quickly their plants can produce.


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