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Model 3 Preorders Hit 325,000; Tesla Touts $14 Billion In Implied Sales

Model 3 Preorders Hit 325,000; Tesla Touts $14 Billion In Implied Sales
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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced in a blog post on Thursday it has now received more than 325,000 reservations for its recently announced Model 3 sedan.

Tesla stated its pre-orders imply $14 billion in future sales, representing "the single biggest one-week launch of any product ever." The company added that it has achieved "mainstream" success without paying for any advertisements or endorsements.

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"Most importantly, we are all taking a huge step towards a better future by accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation," Tesla stated, while adding "we would write more, but we need to get back to increasing our Model 3 production plans."

Shares of Tesla were trading lower by nearly 2 percent after 90 minutes on trading on Thursday. The stock has gained more than 25 percent over the past month and more than $100 per share since bottoming at $141.05 in early February.

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