Tesla boss studies “supply logistics hell” amid delayed Mannequin three orders

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Tesla’s “manufacturing hell” has changed into “supply logistics hell” because the model will get on high of constructing vehicles however struggles do ship them Tesla boss Elon Musk has tweeted that the model is in “supply logistics hell” amid scores of delayed deliveries to prospects awaiting their Mannequin 3s.  Musk beforehand tweeted that the corporate was in “manufacturing hell” when it encountered bottlenecks within the manufacturing means of the Mannequin three, though these issues have been quelled, with Tesla reporting targets for Mannequin three manufacturing being hit.    Sorry, we’ve gone from manufacturing hell to supply logistics hell, however this downside is much extra tractable. We’re making fast progress. Needs to be solved shortly. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 17, 2018   Musk beforehand alerted prospects on Twitter to the danger of delayed deliveries with the elevated volumes requiring supply within the US; he appeared to improve this to “supply logistics hell” when responding to a buyer’s issues.  Not like the manufacturing issues, nonetheless, Musk claims that the supply points “must be solved shortly”, and that the corporate is “making fast progress” in overcoming the issue, however hasn’t put this latter declare into numbers.   Resulting from a big enhance in car supply quantity in North America, Tesla prospects might expertise longer response instances. Resolving that is our high precedence. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 12, 2018   The model delivered 18,449 Mannequin 3s through the second quarter of the 12 months, up from 8182 throughout the primary three months of 2018. A goal of 5000 vehicles per week was reached on the finish of the second quarter, with a short lived manufacturing line in place and elevated stress on the Fremont manufacturing facility staff.  Musk additionally determined to streamline the manufacturing course of not too long ago with tweaks to the paint availability of the Mannequin three, with black and silver now solely accessible at a premium, to push prospects in the direction of a narrower choice of paint shades. Responding to a buyer question, Musk clarified that this could not have an effect on availability within the model’s restore centres.  
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Transferring 2 of seven Tesla colours off menu on Wednesday to simplify manufacturing. Obsidian Black & Metallic Silver will nonetheless be accessible as particular request, however at larger value. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 11, 2018 UK deliveries are unlikely to be affected by the delays, nonetheless – manufacturing of the right-hand-drive Mannequin three isn’t on account of start till 2019, with UK deliveries commencing a while after this.  Learn extra Tesla Mannequin three evaluation Tesla Mannequin three makes European debut at Goodwood Tesla: elevated Mannequin three manufacturing boosts revenues
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