Tesla delivered 55% more cars in Q1 than a year ago

Tesla sales revving up
Tesla sales revving up   

Tesla Motors delivered 10,030 vehicles during the first quarter of 2015, a 55 percent increase over the same period of 2014, according to a company statement issued Friday morning.

The company will announce its quarterly sales figure within three days of each quarter's end, according to the statement.

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"This is only one measure of our financial performance and should not be relied on as an indicator of our quarterly financial results, which depend on a variety of factors, including the cost of sales, foreign exchange movements and mix of directly leased vehicles," Tesla noted.