Tesla shuts down Model 3 assembly again to fix bottlenecks

It’s no secret that Tesla has been facing problems in manufacturing its mass-market electric car, the Model 3. The company has a massive backlog of orders that it has to fill but it has been unable to do that due to production bottlenecks. It has already missed several targets and as the waiting list continues to grow, the company has temporarily stopped production of the Model 3. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has pushed for “excessive automation” at the company’s plant and he recently acknowledged that this is one of the reasons why the company is behind schedule on the Model 3. Tesla has been using a complex network of robots for producing the Model 3 and in some cases, they have actually slowed down the process.Tesla has confirmed that it has paused production of the Model 3 for 4-5 days at its assembly plant in Fremont, California. It’s not because something has gone wrong, though, because Tesla says that this downtime is a planned shutdown to address some bottlenecks. It’s sim

Tesla shuts down Model 3 assembly again to fix bottlenecks

Shares of Tesla Inc. traded lower Tuesday after reports that the company had shut down production of its Model 3 mass-market electric car again to solve manufacturing bottlenecks.

Tue 17 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Tesla pauses production of the Model 3 (again) to fix bottlenecks amid 'production hell'

Tesla said late Monday that it's temporarily halting production for four or five days 'to improve automation'. It marks the second time this year that Tesla has hit pause on production of ...

Tue 17 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

Tesla Model 3 Production Line Temporarily Stopped

It’s no secret that Tesla has been facing problems in manufacturing its mass-market electric car, the Model 3. The company has a massive backlog of orders that it has to fill but it ...

Tue 17 Apr 18 from Ubergizmo

The internet just crowdfunded billionaire Elon Musk a new couch

Elon Musk, CEO of multiple companies and part of the PayPal mafia, is worth around $20 billion dollars. He doesn’t need a handout. But that didn’t stopped over 72 people from donating ...

Tue 17 Apr 18 from TechCrunch

Tesla suspends Model 3 production: Elon Musk wants automation fix

Tesla eased off the accelerator in manufacturing its new mass-market electric car as the company faces questions over its ability to make new vehicles in large quantities. The company remains ...

Tue 17 Apr 18 from USA today

Tesla production pause adds to Model 3 concerns

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc shares fell as much as 2 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday, a temporary halt in production of its Model 3 sedan adding to nerves about the electric car maker's consistent ...

Tue 17 Apr 18 from Reuters Technology

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