Leave it to Tesla Inc. to make a run at another delivery record.

There's a very good chance Tesla will be able to deliver 100,000 electric vehicles (EVs) in the third quarter, shattering the record of 95,000 EV deliveries in Q2. Deliveries are a key metric at Tesla because the company doesn't consider a Tesla EV a sale unless it's been delivered to a customer.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the delivery record is within reach in an email to employees obtained by Electrek.

“We have a shot at achieving our first 100,000 vehicle delivery quarter, which is an incredibly exciting milestone for our company!” wrote Musk.

Musk's announcing the probability of a new record five days before the end of quarter means "it’s probably really achievable," said Fred Lambert of Electrek.

Musk was also pleased to note demand for Tesla EVs is trending higher than the targeted 100,000 deliveries. This bit of good news makes the 100,000 deliveries record all the more attainable.

Apart from deliveries, orders for Tesla EVs are going up. Musk said net orders are “tracking to reach about 110,000” for Q3. This will be a new record, if attained.

Musk, however, said Tesla's unwavering focus will be on deliveries so customers can take ownership of their vehicles by the end of September, which is also the end of Tesla's calendar quarter.

“The challenge is making sure that we have the right car variants in the right locations and rallying as much as our company resources as possible to help with the end of the quarter deliveries.”

While a liberalization of incentives has helped boost sales and deliveries of Tesla EVs, the company has since limited such offers -- discounts and two years of free Supercharging -- due to some "abuse."

Tesla Model 3s at Shanghai Port
More than 1,800 Tesla electric cars, including over 1,600 Model 3 from the United States, arrive at Pudong Waigaoqiao Port in Shanghai, China. Tesla said printer errors delayed the release of the Model 3 sedans. VCG | Getty Images