ELECTRIC car maker Tesla Motors said yesterday that deliveries of its Model S sedan in the fourth quarter blew past what the company had forecast, sending shares up more than 10 per cent in New York . Tesla, run by tycoon Elon Musk , delivered 6,900 Model S sedans in the quarter, 20 per cent above what the company had forecast, Jerome Guillen , the company's vice president of global sales and service, said at the Detroit auto show. Diarmuid O'Connell , Tesla's vice president of business development, said later that the company has no plans to work with a partner to develop a new family of compact cars, known internally as Gen III and slated for production in 2017.
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