Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has had a few problems with its deliveries in the past as the company missed out on its delivery target for many quarters. And the company is now looking to ramp up its production efforts to achieve its delivery target. However, it had to face some issues with the EPA regarding the certification issue of its 100D cars.
But now that issue has been resolved, and Tesla has started deliveries of its Model S and X 100D to its customers, according to a report by Electrek. The cars were already manufactured by the company but needed approval from the EPA to get delivered. The cars were all ready for delivery as they were present in the parking lots of the service centers and stores of the company.
The vehicles have still not managed to find their way into the list of electric vehicles that are approved by the EPA. But owners who booked their cars had a hold status on their deliveries which is now removed suggesting that Model S 100D and Model X 100D would soon make it to the list of electric vehicles approved.
The emission certification was given to Tesla on Friday through which the company could start deliveries of its cars which have a 100 kWh battery pack and dual motor. The bigger battery packs give in more range to the cars as Model S range will increase to a record 335 miles from 315 miles while Model X range will go up to 295 miles.
The deliveries come in just in time of the quarter end, and thus Tesla will incorporate these cars into the number of cars it has delivered during the quarter. Previously it was thought that the automaker would not be able to get the nod from EPA which could result in reduced deliveries for the quarter, further damaging companies goal of delivering the cars on time