Tesla has announced this week that it has now stopped taking any new orders for the Model S and Model X for countries outside of North America. For those areas, the company is saying that deliveries for existing orders should be fulfilled in the second half of next year.

Tesla has been sending out communications to this customers who have ordered the Model S and Model X in the UK and Europe, the company has now stopped taking any new orders.

Tesla hasn’t said what the reasoning is, but it would be wise to assume it is related to ongoing supply chain issues and chip shortages.

Email to customers:


We are contacting you regarding the timing of your Model X order. As we expand production capacity, the launch dates for markets outside of North America have been postponed. We will inform you of the delivery times through your Tesla account when production begins.

Your Model X is getting closer to delivery. We currently expect shipments outside of North America to begin in the second half of 2022.

In order to expedite the delivery of existing orders, including your Model X order, as much as possible, we are currently no longer accepting new orders for the Model S and Model X from markets outside of North America.

The price of your Model X will continue to be the same as it was when you placed your order, unless your vehicle configuration has been changed. To apply your order fee to another model, or to receive a full refund, request a call to speak directly to a Tesla representative.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.