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UK Deliveries

Discussion in 'The UK and Ireland' started by NoMorePetrol, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. NoMorePetrol

    NoMorePetrol Member

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    I am curious how many Model S have been delivered to customers in the UK so far? Does anyone know?
     
  2. mgboyes

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    At a guess about 10-15 cars. Today is only the third day you can get one!

    They seem to be allocating 2h appointments, with at least 2 running in parallel, which makes 12 a day or thereabouts, and I doubt they have yet ramped up to that rate.
     
  3. miimura

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    Are UK cars going through Tilburg?
     
  4. iannwales

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    I believe I was told yes at the launch in London last Saturday. The view is that they are manufactured in The States partly disassembled, shipped to Tilsburg and reassembled.
     
  5. Dan43

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    'I bought a Tesla Model S' - Telegraph
    From Telegraph quick chat with first owners.

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    From Telegraph quick chat with first owners.
     
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    Yes they are going to Tilburg for final assembly just like mainland Europe cars do.
     
  8. PB85

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    Hi
    what is the turnaround time in Tilburg I wonder?
    and how are they shipped to UK - and which port of entry.
    are all UK collections from West Drayton ? (other than the first 5 at the Crystal Building)
    PB
     
  9. mgboyes

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    So far I think they're all being collected from West Drayton, except for the first 5 at The Crystal, and one car dropped off in Kent on its way from Tilburg.

    On that basis I assume they're coming by road on car transporters, and entering at Dover (from Calais or Dunkirk).
     
  10. techmaven

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    #10 techmaven, Jun 18, 2014
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    Does anyone know of delivery stories? In the U.S., there were many delivery stories in 2012 and last year. It seems quiet here. I'm trying to find corroboration of delivery volumes as people see it on the ground in the UK. Is there another forum where people are posting?

    Thanks.
     
  11. PV4EV

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    #11 PV4EV, Jun 18, 2014
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    I had a brief chat with a Tesla UK service person this afternoon (to do with my Roadster) and he said things were crazy mad busy with about 300 car deliveries to sort out in the next couple of weeks and another big batch due imminently and he's barely coping due to lack of parking space and still being able to shift them in/out ! (how much of that is true/hype/random is anyones guess ..)
     
  12. mgboyes

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    On the Tesla forums there are about 50 reservation holders who visit often enough to have added their car details to a shared google spreadsheet. The group spans people who reserved in 2009, and those who only joined the queue this week (and who are being told "late September" for their cars).

    Out of those 50 people, 6 have received their cars so far, and another 20 or so are due to get them next week. Nobody has yet written a "delivery story" in any detail (one of the six got his car on launch day so he didn't have to!) though everyone is very positive indeed about their first few days.

    No idea what proportion of the total this group of 50 represents.
     
  13. techmaven

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    Wait a minute. People actually use Tesla's forums? They aren't here? Wow.

    Anyways, thanks for the tips.
     
  14. PB85

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    my experience

    Hi
    I am on my 4th or 5th contact person at Tesla in (in UK)
    each is half my age and full of enthusiasm, but what experience...
    I ordered in Sept 2013 and after much difficulty ( actually speaking to a 'person') confirmed at Christmas.
    collect 30th June.
    the car is different as is the buying experience... hopefully they are at opposite ends of the scale
    will keep you updated over next week.
    PB85
     
  15. mgboyes

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    The UK part of the Tesla forum is hugely busier than the UK section here, despite the fact the Tesla forum software is so awful.
     
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    Picked mine up on the 11th. Happy to answer any questions! :)

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    I was told 150 going out this week when I called on Friday so think that story is consistent :smile:

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    What forum is this, i can't find it only this TMC one and the main Tesla site that does not show me any UK threads
     
  19. biff

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    You need to be logged in to the TM site to see their UK Forum.
     
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    @robin_ looks stunning in black. Are those the 21's?
     

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