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Tesla production delays raise doubts on its finances

As mass-market sedan stalls, bloated inventory, soaring capital reserves present risk

Tesla's hopes for growth ride in large part on the mass-market Model 3.

TOKYO -- Another production setback for Tesla involving its new electric sedan is drawing unwelcome attention to the company's shaky finances, including enormous inventories of goods and rapidly growing loss provisions.

With market concerns growing, a further delay in the delivery of the mass-market Model 3 could threaten the loss-making Silicon Valley automaker's ability to secure needed funds from capital markets and lenders.

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