• Tesla Model 3 Production Temporarily Suspended for a Second Time to ‘Improve Automation'

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Despite Elon Musk's recent assurance that he's “feeling pretty optimistic” about the state of Tesla, the electric automaker is temporarily suspending production of its Model 3 vehicle once again.
    It's the second suspension of Model 3 production at Tesla's Freemont, Calif., assembly plant since late February , this time running for four to five days, Tesla employees told BuzzFeed. Affected workers are required to use vacation days or stay at home without pay, according to the website, though some may be able to do paid work in another part of the factory.
    A Tesla spokesperson told Buzzfeed...
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  • Tesla to Halt Production of Model 3 Cars Temporarily

    8 days ago - By NY Times

    The maker of electric cars expects to idle its assembly line for several days to clear impediments that have held production well below the company's targets.
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  • Tesla temporarily shuts down Model 3 assembly line

    Tesla temporarily shuts down Model 3 assembly line

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla says it temporarily shut down the Model 3 assembly line at its Fremont factory on Monday.
    It's the second shutdown since February. The automaker says the planned pause is part of its effort to "improve automation and systematically address bottlenecks" in the production of its first entry-level electric car.
    After repeated delays in production of its Model 3 sedan, Tesla is now trying to catch up to a target of building 2,500 vehicles per week by the end of the second quarter.
    SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla has temporarily suspended its Model 3 assembly line in what the company said on Monday...
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  • Tesla pauses Model 3 production

    8 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Tesla has paused the production of Model 3, Buzzfeed first reported. However, this seems to be part of Tesla's planned downtime for Model 3.
    “Our Model 3 production plan includes periods of planned downtime in both Fremont and Gigafactory 1,” a Tesla spokesperson said back in February and again today to TechCrunch. “These periods are used to improve automation and systematically address bottlenecks in order to increase production rates. This is not unusual and is in fact common in production ramps like this.”
    This comes shortly after Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted that he was over-automating...
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  • Tesla says Model 3 production shut down temporarily

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla Inc has temporarily suspended its Model 3 assembly line in what the company said on Monday was a planned production pause, as the automaker continues to face challenges ramping up its new sedan.
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  • Tesla temporarily shuts down Model 3 production in Fremont

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Tesla Inc on Monday said it was having a planned downtime on the Model 3 production, after a BuzzFeed report said the carmaker had temporarily shut down Model 3 production in the company's Fremont, California, plant without warning.
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