There have already been 50,000 new orders this quarter, Musk reportedly told Tesla employees Wednesday in an email published by CNBC.
"Based on current trends, we have a good chance of exceeding the record 90,700 deliveries of Q4 last year and making this the highest deliveries/sales quarter in Tesla history!" the reported email says.
To reach the goal, the email said there needs to be 1,000 Model 3 cars sold per day.
"We've averaged about 900/day this week, so we're only about 10% away from 7,000/week," Musk reportedly said. "If we rally hard, we can do it!"
Tesla didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
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