Tesla will HIKE the prices for all its car models by at least $3,000

Tesla has significantly increased the prices of its entire car lineup once again — as the US continues to struggle with surging inflation and record gas costs. 

The price hikes, seen on the carmaker’s website Wednesday, will see the certain models rise as much $6,000, and will affect each of the company’s four main makes — the Model 3, the Model Y, the Model S, and the Model X.

It’s the second significant hike from the company this year, with the last one happening back in March.The company, headed by CEO Elon Musk, is blaming the increase on global supply-chain issues. 

The increases, which range from $2,000 to $6,000, came just days after the Biden Administration asserted that Americans should buy electric cars as a solution to surging gas prices — which climbed to a national average of $5 earlier this week.

The company said Wednesday the hike stemmed from the fact that it was forced to delay deliveries of some long-range models in the US by up to a month, due to the snarled state of the country’s supply chain. 

Tesla has announced that it will hike the prices for all its car models by at least $3,000. The increases, which the company says is due to supply chain issues, saw the price tag for the Model S (pictured) increase by $5,000, from $99,990 to $104,990

Tesla has announced that it will hike the prices for all its car models by at least $3,000.The increases, which the company says is due to supply chain issues, saw the price tag for the Model S (pictured) increase by $5,000, from $99,990 to $104,990

The hike, the second so far this year from the Texas-based carmaker, comes as the US continues to struggle with surging inflation and record gas costs

The hike, the second so far this year from the Texas-based carmaker, comes as the US continues to struggle with surging inflation and record gas costs

Both versions of The Tesla Model Y — the company’s compact SUV option — were hit with increases, with its Long Range model going from $62,990 to $65,990, for a rise of $3,000. 

Its slightly faster counterpart, the Performance Model Y, meanwhile, received the most modest increase, rising $2,000 from $67,990 to $69,990. 

The Model S increased by $5,000, from $99,990 to $104,990.

The Model 3 received an increase of $2,500, going from $54,490 to $57,990 — a $2,500 uptick. 

However, it was the car’s most luxurious option, the Model X, that saw the worst of the price increases, raising from $114,990 to $120,990 — a surge of $6,000. 

Tesla has announced that it will hike the prices for all its car models by at least $3,000 - with a Model Y (pictured) now costing $65,990

The car's most luxurious option, the Model X, pictured here at Brussels Motor Show in 2020, saw the worst of the price increases, raising from $114,990 to $120,990 - a surge of $6,000

A Model Y Long Range Model (pictured at left) costs $65,990, swelling by $3,000 due to the hikes.The carmaker’s luxurious Model X, meanwhile, rose an astounding $6,000

The Model 3 received an increase of $2,500, going from $54,490 to $57,990 - a $2,500 uptick

The Model 3 received an increase of $2,500, going from $54,490 to $57,990 — a $2,500 uptick

Musk has yet to comment on the hikes, but has warned about the possibility of a looming recession in recent weeks, as the country continues to suffer economically under the guidance of President Joe Biden.

Earlier this month, the outspoken CEO tweeted that he had a ‘super bad feeling’ about the state of the economy, and said Tesla — which moved its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Texas last year — needs to cut 10 percent of jobs at the company. 

On Friday, Biden — who has blamed inflation and record gas costs on the Russian invasion of the Ukraine, despite both rising well before the start of the conflict in February — mocked Musk’s claim while speaking with reporters in Delaware.

‘Lots of luck on his trip to the moon,’ Biden scoffed.

Musk tweeted moments later, ‘Thanks Mr President!’ and shared  announcing SpaceX had won the contract to take American astronauts back to the moon. 

The increases, which range from $2,000 to $6,000, came just days after Joe Biden's office  said Americans should buy electric cars as a solution to surging gas prices. Inflation and gas costs have surged during the president's time in office

The increases, esenyurt escort which range from $2,000 to $6,000, came just days after Joe Biden’s office  said Americans should buy electric cars as a solution to surging gas prices.Inflation and gas costs have surged during the president’s time in office

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said last week in a leaked memo that he had a ‘super bad feeling’ about the U.S.economy amid surging inflation rates and gas costs, and said he wanted Tesla’s workforce cut by 10 per cent 

Last week,’s Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, suggested the solution to high gas prices — which have more than doubled since former President Donald Trump was in office — was to buy an electric vehicle. 

‘If you filled up your EV [electric vehicle] and you filled up your gas tank with gasoline, you would save $60 per fill-up by going electric rather than using gasoline but it’s a very compelling case, but again, we want to bring down the price at the point of purchase,’ Granholm, the former governor of , said in a clip tweeted out by the National Committee Tuesday.

Granholm made similar points in a White House press briefing in May 2021, according to .

‘If you drive an electric car, this would not be affecting you,’ she said at the time.

Granholm, who is worth $8million according to

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