He growth of the marks Tesla is being unstoppable both that, as already have commented in some that another occasion, is so high the demand of vehicles that them deadlines of delivery carry considerable delays. However, delivery of new vehicles aren’t the only ones, as the timeout for the maintenance and repair purposes is also rising dangerously.
Elon Musk company currently has 61 operating service centers, and they have planned to expand them with other 10 dealerships in the short term. For its part, the forecasts to 2018 is that Tesla marketed 500,000 units annual, something to what will help the Model 3. The brand electric vehicles also should considerably increase the number of specialized workshops, if you don’t want your customers to wait several weeks to carry out any maintenance or repair operation.
The low number of dealers and workshops, in comparison with the growing and high demand of vehicles, is giving place to delays also in the tasks of post sale. Automotive News is has put in contact with some customers of Tesla, that have told their testimony and not leave in very good place to the company.
One of them, Ethan Shapiro, is the owner of the Tesla Model X and says that a slight problem in the closure of one of the doors took him a week, while to arrange another back problem with a one-stop took 10 days. “Now that the company has grown, the service has become a problem”, declared, stressing also that the service was an hour away from your local.
Another owner, Chris Terry, in this case a Tesla Model S owner, says that at first he was given an appointment for five weeks to repair its broken windshield. Apparently, brand recommended another repair company, but by a shortage of parts still remains with its Model S broken windshield.