TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

12/31 8pm delivery at the Tesla factory instead of DC speculation

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by arturpk, Dec 24, 2019.

  1. arturpk

    arturpk Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2019
    Messages:
    48
    Location:
    San Jose
    Do you guys think this is just to save time in shuttling cars to the DC or will they actually do anything special to make up for having to spend NYE trying to pick up our cars? My significant other is not happy about having to reschedule/ more likely miss our original non-refundable NYE plans in San Francisco to instead go pick up my new car at 8. Hopefully there will be something to soften the blow of losing out a few hundred dollars of tickets.
     
  2. MarkBrokeIt

    MarkBrokeIt Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2018
    Messages:
    279
    Location:
    Seattle
    Based off previous threads on similar topics, don't expect anything extra.

    They're doing you a huge favor by staying open that late. Nobody is forcing you to pick the car up. Pick it up the following week at a more agreeable time.
     
    • Disagree x 2
    • Like x 1
  3. Evergreeen

    Evergreeen Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2019
    Messages:
    174
    Location:
    San francisco
    But the tax money
     
  4. sunnyvale76

    sunnyvale76 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2019
    Messages:
    82
    Location:
    San Jose
    My understanding is cars are getting manufactured on 12/31. so it is just to save time for shifting to DC/Home delivery.
     
  5. arturpk

    arturpk Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2019
    Messages:
    48
    Location:
    San Jose
    Haha favor? I’ve been waiting two month for my car. I expect to be compensated for losing my tickets.
     
    • Funny x 6
    • Disagree x 3
    • Like x 1
    • Love x 1
  6. SMAlset

    SMAlset Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2017
    Messages:
    8,364
    Location:
    SF Bay Area
    #6 SMAlset, Dec 24, 2019
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2019
    I know Tesla did a thank you event for Roadster owners a few years back and I wouldn't be surprised if this isn't a big thank you to those that helped reach some delivery milestone for Tesla for the year. I know they had a target for 3rd Q that they hoped to make up and exceed in 4th Q. Not to get anyones hopes up but I can't help wonder if maybe there could be a factory visit or someone special to show up. I know everyone at Tesla has worked hard this year to make it a blow out year for Tesla and worked really hard during the last few weeks of deliveries, so wouldn't be surprised if they have very good numbers and want to celebrate it a bit with some of the last owners to get their cars this year.
     
  7. destructure00

    destructure00 Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2019
    Messages:
    1,430
    Location:
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Your choice to show up then. As stated above, pick it up later if the time doesn't work for you. Tesla doesn't owe you anything for your tickets.
     
    • Like x 2
    • Disagree x 2
    • Funny x 1
  8. DrtyJrze

    DrtyJrze Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2019
    Messages:
    477
    Location:
    USA
    Hahahahahaha!

    Wait, this was a joke, right?

    They owe you nothing. Cancel your order, they’ll sell your car before you hit submit.
     
    • Disagree x 3
    • Like x 2
  9. ewoodrick

    ewoodrick Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2018
    Messages:
    5,285
    Location:
    Buford, GA
    I have a feeling that nothing special will occur this year
     
  10. ry-ballz

    ry-ballz Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2019
    Messages:
    324
    Location:
    Colorado
    Good luck with that
     
    • Like x 1
    • Disagree x 1
  11. arturpk

    arturpk Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2019
    Messages:
    48
    Location:
    San Jose
    People like you allow Tesla to get away with being a shitty car company. SA hooked it up with a free wall charger. If you are firm but polite with your request you get much farther than letting people walk all over you in life. Good luck with that!
     
    • Like x 5
    • Disagree x 2
  12. sunnyvale76

    sunnyvale76 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2019
    Messages:
    82
    Location:
    San Jose
    Hope we get our car at least on 31 Dec.
     
    • Like x 1
  13. jjrandorin

    jjrandorin Moderator, Model 3, Tesla Energy Forums

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2018
    Messages:
    5,691
    Location:
    Riverside Co. CA


    That likely aint happening, so if you are expecting that, you are going to be disappointed.
     
  14. jjrandorin

    jjrandorin Moderator, Model 3, Tesla Energy Forums

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2018
    Messages:
    5,691
    Location:
    Riverside Co. CA
    Your two statements dont go together. Tesla is a "@#@Q#$ car company because you were firm and polite and they gave you some free stuff they didnt need to?"

    I agree with the firm and polite ask for things (that does go a long way), but not sure how them giving you a free wall connector that they didnt have to confirms they are a @3qrq23 car company.
     
    • Like x 1
  15. arturpk

    arturpk Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2019
    Messages:
    48
    Location:
    San Jose
    #15 arturpk, Dec 25, 2019
    Last edited: Dec 25, 2019
    I mean the fact that they to have placate people who are trying to give them 50k for a car shows that something is wrong. It’s wrong to expect people to drop everything to pick up a car on a holiday NIGHT that most people have plans on, because Tesla wanted to sell some more models to people who ordered way after. I understand they are trying to sell a record amount of cars, but is it worth creating thousands of customers who instead of being super excited are just meh, if not out right dissatisfied? If anyone asks me if they should get a Tesla, I’m going to tell them my experience with ordering and being ignored, left to wonder if i am even going to get my car while watching people order as late 12/14 on the east coast and getting new cars from the factory (not inventory) as my only update. Yes life isn’t fair blah blah, but this is exactly how countless other companies have died, thinking that they dont need make customer service a priority because they think they have an amazing product. A legacy car maker is going to catch up to Tesla sooner than we think and then its going be a rude awakening if they haven’t fixed this problem by then.
     
    • Like x 2
    • Disagree x 2
  16. MXWing

    MXWing Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2016
    Messages:
    6,991
    Location:
    USA
    Who on the east coast can do a 12/31 factory pickup?
     
  17. AZjohnInCA

    AZjohnInCA Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2019
    Messages:
    315
    Location:
    San Jose, CA
    Is there anyone on the east coast that didn’t get their car already (Oct and Nov orders)?
     
  18. arturpk

    arturpk Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2019
    Messages:
    48
    Location:
    San Jose
    Managed to get my delivery appt moved up to 1:30, it might be worth reaching out to them?
     
    • Informative x 1
  19. sunnyvale76

    sunnyvale76 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2019
    Messages:
    82
    Location:
    San Jose
    Great. I will call tomorrow and check. I think they are closed today.
     
  20. pilotSteve

    pilotSteve Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    1,400
    Location:
    Prescott Az
    Man, I HOPE so! Even the grinch takes Christmas Day off.
     

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


    SUPPORT TMC