Elon Musk says he will spend his 48th birthday making an attempt to repair one in every of Tesla's largest weaknesses

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  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk mentioned on Twitter that he plans to spend June 28th — his 48th birthday — engaged on “international logistics.”
  • Earlier this week, Musk wrote to Tesla workers emphasising the significance of delivering automobiles to prospects by the tip of Q2 2019.
  • He has shunned birthday celebrations prior to now, saying that he spent his birthday in 2018 alone with “no mates.”
  • Go to Enterprise Insider’s homepage for extra tales.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk mentioned he’ll spend his upcoming birthday engaged on one of many challenges the corporate has struggled most with — logistics.

Musk turns 48 on Friday, and was requested on Twitter how he plans to spend his birthday. His reply gave an perception into Musk’s famed work ethic, which has included work-heavy birthdays earlier than.

“Any massive birthday plans? Or simply stress-free w/ household?” — a Twitter consumer named Reagan Beck requested him.

“Engaged on Tesla international logistics,” Musk replied.

“You want break day too, do not you? (Yesss… even you),” Beck then requested.

Musk replied with :(.

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Within the second quarter, Tesla seems to be set to interrupt its file for the variety of autos delivered in a single quarter, beating the 90,700 autos delivered within the remaining three months of 2018.

Whether or not or not it does will possible come all the way down to the power of the corporate’s logistics operation, Musk mentioned in an e mail to Tesla workers, as reported by Enterprise Insider on Tuesday.

“Logistics and remaining supply are extraordinarily essential,” Musk wrote.

Significantly he mentioned that the corporate might succeed by shuffling round orders and inventory to get to prospects by the tip of the quarter, which is Sunday June 30.

Musk wrote the trick was “discovering demand for car variants which can be accessible domestically, however cannot attain individuals who ordered that variant earlier than finish of quarter.”

Tesla blamed issues round its logistics and supply operations for disappointing automotive supply figures within the first quarter of 2019.

Learn extra: Elon Musk fell off Glassdoor’s rating of the highest 100 CEOs after making the top-10 in 2017

It isn’t the primary time Musk has devoted his birthday to Tesla.

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Final 12 months, in an interview with the New York Instances, Musk mentioned that he spent the whole lot of his 47th birthday at Tesla’s workplaces, overseeing the delayed manufacturing on the corporate’s Mannequin three sedan.

“All night time — no mates, nothing,” he mentioned.

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