Leaked documents suggest Tesla has not met a Model 3 production goal set by Elon Musk in recent weeks

Posted On: Jun 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Leaked documents suggest Tesla has not met a Model 3 production goal set by Elon Musk in recent weeks

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a May 22 email to the electric-car maker's employees that they needed to consistently produce 1,000 Model 3 sedans per day for the rest of the second quarter to set a new record for vehicle deliveries in one quarter.
According to documents that describe the daily output rate for one segment of Model 3 production, output reached at least 1,000 units in a day just once in the weeks following Musk's May 22 email.
During that period, the average output for that segment was around 700 units per day.
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On May 22, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an email to the electric-car maker's employees that they needed to consistently produce 1,000 Model 3 sedans per day for the rest of the second quarter to set a new record for vehicle deliveries in one quarter. The current record, 90,700 vehicles, was set during the fourth quarter of 2018.
Documents viewed by Business Insider suggest Tesla did not meet Musk's goal during the weeks after he sent the...

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