Tesla Says 12,200 Model 3 Orders Were Canceled

That leaves Elon Musk with 373,000 buyers in waiting.

Big Questions Still Remain About Tesla's Model 3

Tesla currently holds 373,000 reservations for its Model 3 electric car due late next year. That follows customer cancellations of about 8,000 cars and 4,200 duplicates canceled by the company.

The numbers were reported as part of a Tesla filing to raise $1.4 billion in a share offering to pay for the accelerated launch of the car. Company executives had previously indicated reservations totaling about 400,000, without giving an absolute number. The reservations have been coming organically, without a promotional push since the March 31 unveiling. Meanwhile, Tesla said, its existing models are still very much for sale.

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