Tesla on Sunday pulled a U-turn on its plan to .
Around half of the stores Tesla planned to close will remain open, and the carmaker will increase prices on its higher-end in a statement., and "by about 3 percent on average worldwide," it said
The price hike won't apply to the new(getting this to market was the reason for the original closure plan) and won't come into effect until March 18 -- so you still have a week to get your order in if you've been mulling it over.
A couple of closed stores in "high visibility locations" will reopen with smaller crews, and stores will carry a reduced inventory for people who can't wait to get their cars.
"To be clear, all sales worldwide will still be done online, in that potential Tesla owners coming in to stores will simply be shown how to order a Tesla on their phone in a few minutes," the company noted.
Tesla will also keep 20 percent of its stores under review for a few months, after which it'll either keep them open or close them.
Tesla didn't immediately respond to a request for further comment.