Elon Musk needs to make a bold call on Tesla's Model 3 before it's too late

OPINION: #Tesla has no hope of hitting its goals for the Model 3 in 2018. [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made


CEO Elon Musk is going to have to make a brave call, and it could cost him a lot.
“Production hell,” as Elon Musk calls it, has reached a new level of blazing discomfort at #Tesla.
On the bright side, #Tesla set a record for 2017 deliveries, selling over 100,000 vehicles for the first time in its 14-year history.
The split between #Tesla’s two businesses is now strikingFoto: The #Tesla Model S. source TeslaDon’t get me wrong – the Model 3 looks brilliant, and the off-the-hook desire for the vehicle is completely understandable.
Assuming that the company can repeat it 100,000 Model S and Model X totals in 2018, to hit the half-million mark would require 400,000 Model 3s, an impossibility at this juncture.

Opinion… * Man-Made


The auto industry wants #Tesla to succeed. But the Model 3 proves that something the wider industry already suspected: Elon Musk is the greatest car salesman who has ever lived, but Tesla is currently one of the least capable automakers on Earth. :( #Trend

Source: Business Insider