Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made? – The New York Times

Its purpose is as notable as its hasty construction. The semi-permanent structure houses a third assembly line — part of a desperate effort to speed up production of the Model 3, the car that Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, has said is critical to the company’s financial health and immediate future.

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Exclusive: Tesla hits Model 3 manufacturing milestone, hours after deadline – factory sources | Reuters

Tesla had a goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s per week before the close of the second quarter on Saturday to demonstrate it could mass produce the battery-powered sedan. Money-losing Tesla has been burning through cash to produce the Model 3, and delays have also potentially compromised Tesla’s first-to-market position for a mid-priced, long-range battery electric car as a host of competitors prepare to launch rival vehicles. Production of the Model 3 has been plagued by a number of issues, including probl

Source: Exclusive: Tesla hits Model 3 manufacturing milestone, hours after deadline – factory sources | Reuters