Musk's "funding secured" tweets were made on 7 August, and claimed that he was planning to take the company private at a price of $420 per share - a premium of just over 20 per cent of the company's stock price (which has since nose-dived) at the time.
The SEC charged Tesla with failing to have required disclosure controls and procedures for Musk's tweets.
While the 15-year-old company has never earned an annual profit, Tesla's CEO has vowed it's the verge of making money and stemming cash burn that's exceeded more than $1 billion in recent quarters. With products like the Model S, Model X and, even with its production woes, the Model 3, it's easy to see why. If we go all out tomorrow, we will achieve an epic victory beyond all expectations.
In the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, more than 75 people crammed into Tesla's service center and another 50 or so waited outside.
It wasn't immediately clear how many outlets across the USA were doing record volume.
In a blog post following the settlement, Munster said Gore would be an "interesting" choice for Tesla given his climate change credentials align with the company's ambitions.
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Others were so busy that volunteers showed up to help staff out. Tesla's Denver drivers' club president Sean Mitchell said on Twitter that a team of "30 volunteers were providing 40 [plus] hours helping deliver and teach new owners" about the cars' different features.
Automotive news website Electrek reported after the opening bell that Tesla had produced 53,000 of its Model 3 sedans in the third quarter, citing a source familiar with the matter.
Tesla shares sank last week after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused Musk of securities fraud, opening up the prospect of a long-drawn out fight that could have seen Tesla lose its leader, undermine its ability to raise capital and cripple operations.
On Saturday, the SEC released an update announcing that Musk had accepted a settlement for his lawsuit.
"The total package of remedies and relief announced today are specifically created to address the misconduct at issue by strengthening Tesla's corporate governance and oversight in order to protect investors", said Stephanie Avakian, co-director of the SEC's Enforcement Division.
Musk will stay on as company CEO but will relinquish his role as company chair for at least three years as part of the agreement, which is still subject to court approval.