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Tesla Model 3 Overseas Launch Delayed to Next Year

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Tesla Inc. ( TSLA ), the green carmaker, isn’t only having production problems with its Model 3 in the U.S. The company is also extending the launch in international markets until next year. Tesla’s outspoken and controversial Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter late last week to inform the world that the rollout of a left-hand drive Model 3 for Asia and Europe will happen in the first half of 2019 instead of in the second half of this year. As for right-hand drive Model 3s, which it’s making for the U.K. and other countries, it will “probably” launch in the middle of next year.