From a basic line of colors of cars Tesla will be removed “obsidian black” and “metallic silver”.
American electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. optimizes production and reduces costs by switching to a narrower color range for Tesla’s Model X and Model 3.
As reported on Tuesday, September 11, CEO Elon Musk on Twitter, the number of available colors will be reduced from seven to five. From the base line will be removed “obsidian black” and “metallic silver”. Customers are able to choose the special query raised by the but at a higher price.
Now the standard color of the Tesla is black (solid black), it comes at no additional cost. The most expensive color in the range pearl white and red. The company explains the need to paint in several layers.
It is expected that the reduction of colors will simplify and speed up production.
Last week Elon Musk announced that Tesla is ready to double the production of cars compared to the previous quarter, but did not specify exactly when this will happen in the third or in the fourth quarter. In April-June, Tesla has made 53,3 thousand electric cars and delivered to customers 40.7 thousand.
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