Earlier today, CNBC published a poll asking “Would you put down $1,000 for the new Tesla Model 3?”. After over 12,000 respondents, the results showed that a strong majority were going to place a $1,000 deposit for the vehicle. Then later in the day, Tesla CEO Elon Musk mentioned the poll on Twitter and said that it “looks like we may need to increase production plans for the Model 3”:

Musk probably made the comment half-jokingly, but as Jon mentioned in his post this morning: Don’t Wait: Why you should reserve the Tesla Model 3 on Thursday, we are indeed expecting a significant backlog of Model 3 reservations in the next few days – yet we should not take that poll seriously. expand full story