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Tesla Ready To Increase Production At Fremont Factory

July 10th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

An internal email to employees dated July 9 from Jerome Guillen, President of Automotive at Tesla, said the company is “making preparations” to raise output at its factory in Fremont, California (where we recently interviewed him). "While we can’t be too specific in this email, I know you will be delighted with the upcoming developments," Guillen said, according to a report by Bloomberg, which claims to have seen a copy of the email


My Tesla Q1 Forecast Was FUBAR

April 4th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

I have to eat crow. That is the civilized way to say it. What I wrote was completely off. It was logical, believable, and wrong. After submitting it, I thought I should have included that famous line about complex problems having simple answers that are completely wrong — a point I did prove. Another way of saying it, it was


Tesla Q1 Production & Delivery Forecast

April 2nd, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

It's time for quarterly Tesla production and delivery numbers — or almost time for them. But don't mistake either of these for sales. 


Tesla: Scale Today For Profits Tomorrow, Or Profits Today For Scale Tomorrow?

March 21st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Editor's note: Contrary to some core points in the article below, Elon Musk has said on a few occasions that Tesla's more or less continuous profitability will not slow Tesla's growth — that it's still growing as fast as it can. We also have a Tesla financials deep dive coming in a couple of days that should help anyone interested in that aspect of the business to walk through the numbers in detail yet hopefully without getting lost if you don't have an MBA or accounting degree. In any case, it is a common concern among Tesla supporters that a focus on achieving quarterly profits could slow Tesla's overall growth. This author chimes in on that topic through a bit more than 1,000 words


Tesla Sells 33% More Cars In USA In Q4 2018 Than In All Of 2017! 367% YoY Growth!

January 2nd, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

2108 has been a real breakout year for Tesla. It has gone from being a niche producer of electric vehicles (EVs) to becoming the dominant seller of not just EVs, but of all luxury cars too. The surprise to many is that Tesla also dominated the overall sedan market by having the top selling car in the US in terms of revenue!


Tesla Airlifts Robots To Save Money, Jumping Last Hurdle To 6,000 Model 3’s A Week — #Pravduh

May 26th, 2018 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter last night that 6 planeloads of equipment that Tesla just flew from Germany to California are indeed robots from Grohmann. Don't envision Westworld-like robots occupying all the seats in a jumbo jet, enjoying the latest movie. These are automated assembly systems for the Gigafactory to solve the last problems with battery module assembly. For over half a year, it is known that the biggest hurdle to ramping the Model 3 production is unexpected limitations of the battery assembly line


Stop The Presses! Tesla Stopped Producing The Model 3!!

May 25th, 2018 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Did you fall for this clickbait headline? You are not alone. Even the serious Dutch press thought it worthy to write about a car factory in California which performs normal scheduled upgrades/improvements on their production line while it is in development. When the local village paper in Fremont, California, mentions it because of the extra visitors to the shopping mall, that is understandable. But what crazy world do we live in that this is worldwide news? This has happened a number of times, by the way



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