Tesla delivers more cars than ever before: 17,400 in the fourth quarter

Tesla Motors Inc. said it delivered 17,400 vehicles in the fourth quarter, setting a new company record by putting out a flurry of Model S sedans and some Model X sport utility vehicles. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based automaker’s previous record was 11,580 deliveries, which it posted in last year’s third quarter. Tesla said Sunday that it…