Tesla’s China Syndrome: Who knew what, and when did they know it?

Waves of cancellations caused Tesla sales crash in China

Waves of cancellations caused Tesla sales crash in China

Last weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said “speculators and scalpers misled the company” to believe that demand for the cars was “extremely high” in China, as China’s government-owned news agency Xinhua reported. Cars were ordered, and shipped to China. When the cars arrived in China, many people canceled their orders, and thousands of Model S ended up unsold in warehouses. Let’s try to find out who was misled by whom. What did Elon Musk really know, and when did he really know it? [Continue Reading]