Tesla doesn't need to do EVERYTHING.
Supercars (Rimac, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pininfarina_Battista and others)
Tesla provides BEST value in my opinion. Others supply highest prices and most expensive gimmicks.
Seems Bollinger & Rivian may both cost more?? We shall see.
Cybertruck still being designed.
Built only one? maybe two?? Prototypes. [other manufacturers would call it a "concept"]
Engineering Prototypes next (~10?) to test and design parts/systems.
Then Validation Prototypes(again ~10?) used to develop & test actual manufacturing...
Comparing factory build times - I suspect the more corruption, the longer the time to construct.
Interesting to watch how Tesla in Berlin goes. Elon mentioned that in California seems 2 years just for permits - one of the main reasons to go to Nevada.
Consider how long it takes to do Atomic...
I would suspect all reservations would be done over the internet.
Surely smart phone friendly.
I'm sure the Tesla stores would be happy to help - for those internet illiterate.
Public view of reservation numbers? instant/hourly/daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly?
Or usual "company...