• Tesla pauses Model 3 production again

    4 days ago - By Engadget

    As Tesla attempts to meet its own projections for Model 3 production, Buzzfeed reports that it is temporarily shutting down the car's Fremont, CA assembly line - where a report earlier today claimed it's undercounting injuries - for four to five da...
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  • Tesla Model 3 currently eligible for a $14,000 rebate in Ontario

    Tesla Model 3 currently eligible for a $14,000 rebate in Ontario

    4 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    For Ontarians, buying a Tesla just got a little more feasible. The Ontario Government is willing to pay $14,000 in rebates for buying an electric car. The only Tesla car that's currently covered by the rebate is the Model 3, which has s uffered from production delays, with wait times for the vehicle ranging from 12 to 14 months. The car currently costs $45,600 CAD before incentives, so this rebate can help bring down the cost to a more reasonable level. Other provinces also offer rebates on Tesla vehicles, with Quebec offering up to $8000 on the Model 3 and British Columbia offering up to...
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  • Tesla Model 3 production to undergo a week-long shutdown, report says - Roadshow

    Tesla Model 3 production to undergo a week-long shutdown, report says - Roadshow

    4 days ago - By CNET

    The EV giant is stopping production on its Model 3 to address automation problems on the line.
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  • Elon Musk blames Model 3 production delay on robots, says ‘humans are underrated'

    Elon Musk blames Model 3 production delay on robots, says ‘humans are underrated'

    4 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Leading up to the Model 3 launch, Tesla CEO Elon Musk boasted that Model 3 production would reach 20,000 units per month by the end of December 2017. An ambitious goal to say the least, Musk claimed that Tesla would be able to ramp up supply at a rapid clip due to a number of factors. For starters, Musk said that the Model 3 was decidedly easier to manufacture than previous Tesla vehicles. Second, Musk said that Tesla had learned quite a great deal from earlier missteps made with both the Model S and Model X. And third, Musk was confident that Model 3 production would go off without a...
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  • Tesla says Model 3 production shut down temporarily

    4 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 stops Model 3 production line

    Tesla temporarily stops Model 3 production line

    4 days ago - By The Verge

    Tesla is temporarily stopping production of its Model 3 electric car , amid a long waiting list and several missed targets. The company, however, says the shutdown is intended to resolve some of the problems that have contributed to the numerous delays in getting the cars to hundreds of thousands of reservation holders.
    The automaker said Monday it would halt production of the Model 3 sedan for 4-5 days at its Fremont, California assembly plant, BuzzFeed reported. Tesla, however, says this is part of a planned period of downtime that was similar to another shutdown in February, and it...
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  • Tesla pauses Model 3 production

    4 days ago - By TechCrunch

    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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