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Tesla Builds 5000 Model 3s In The Final Week Of June

Tesla Builds 5000 Model 3s In The Final Week Of June

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted later that day the company had produced 7,000 vehicles in a week, a figure that includes Model S and X vehicles as well. Unfortunately, numerous production hell issues - some of which were attributed to Musk's overly ambitious timelines - scuppered the plan.

The new line was responsible for roughly 20 percent of Model 3s produced last week, Tesla said, and quality from the line is as good as their regular line.

Tesla finally met the production goal for its mass-market Model 3 electric vehicle - producing 5,000 in one week.

In May, Tesla sent a new battery assembly line via cargo planes to its Gigafactory battery plant outside Reno, Nevada in order to speed production, as first reported by Reuters. It's also unclear how much longer the company will need this line and the tent, or if more outdoor assembly systems will be necessary to reach future targets.

Not everyone thought it was possible, but Tesla towards the end of June finally manged to manufacture 5,000 Model 3 units per week.

Musk had prioritized the weekly production of 5,000 Model 3s.

Tesla says it target to deliver 100,000 Model S and Model X vehicles in 2018 is unchanged.

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I see Panama fighting hard and preventing a massive win for England so the under 2.5 goals seems like a good bet in my opinion. England and Panama will face each other in the World Cup Group G match on Sunday.


Scraping in through Tesla's latest self-imposed deadline of the end of the second quarter, the 5,000th Model 3 reportedly rolled off the production line at about 5am on 1 July in California. The company said that was a 55 percent increase over the first quarter.

Tesla built a total of 53,339 vehicles in the second quarter.

In the past, Tesla has said that it's been able to boost production by idling its factories for short periods of time to address bottlenecks and upgrade equipment. "Model 3 Dual Motor All Wheel Drive and Model 3 Dual Motor All Wheel Drive Performance cars will also be available in our stores shortly". Tesla "expects that number to grow faster than the production rate When we start to provide customers an opportunity to see and test drive the auto at their local store".

In the email, Musk claimed that the achievement made Tesla "a real vehicle company" and expressed his confidence that production delays are now a thing of the past. Tesla expects more orders for the compact electric auto to ramp once more once test drives for the Model 3 start getting offered in Tesla stores in the near future.

In February past year, Tesla said in its financial results that it would "steadily ramp production to exceed 5,000 [Model 3] vehicles per week at some point in the fourth quarter and 10,000 vehicles per week at some point in 2018". These will be counted toward the automaker's third-quarter delivery tally.

Musk cut 9% of Tesla's workforce in June, the largest job reduction in its 15-year-history.

Tesla does not report sales, but instead reports how many cars it has delivered.


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