A Tesla Model 3 seen in a showroom in Los Angeles January 12, 2018.
Referring to the strenuous work as "production hell", he has even admitted to sleeping on a couch in a conference room at his Tesla factory in Fremont, California.
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People say that the problems exist within its virtually untested heavily robotized assembly line have complicated the overall production.
That was hyperbole and the sector and its desenting Tesla analysts have been proven right.
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TSLA had said previously that it was targeting 5K Model 3 cars per a week by the end of Q2, but "we can not have a number with no margin for error", Musk said. Delays and lower-than-expected volume have postponed revenue from cars being delivered to customers from reaching Tesla's bottom line.
The news comes a day after Tesla temporarily suspended its Model 3 assembly line in what the company said was a planned pause, its second since February, to improve automation and address bottlenecks that have delayed production.
The video shows a awful looking couch which must be hard to sleep on and Musk confessed that he had to sleep on the floor because the couch was too narrow. It warned of possibly more periods of downtime in coming months, they are here and now.More news: Shark bites surfer in leg at Western Australia beach
According to a report in BuzzFeed, the break in production came as a surprise to employees, who have allegedly been forced to use annual leave or stay home without pay.