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Elon Musk talked to Axios about Tesla's brush with death.

Elon Musk says Tesla was ‘single-digit weeks’ away from death during Model 3 production

Elon Musk admitted the long hours incurred by the production ramp were not good for him, saying 'no one should put this many hours into work.'
The factory in Fremont, California, where Tesla produces its vehicles.

Tesla employees say the main Model 3 production line has been shutting down early

Employees assembling Model 3 sedans at Tesla's Fremont factory were sent home early on Wednesday, without pushing out the expected number of cars for the shift.

Elon Musk ordered Tesla engineers to stop doing a critical brake test on Model 3s

Internal documents show that Tesla CEO Elon Musk ordered his staff to remove the brake-and-roll test from mandatory tasks on the Model 3 production line. This is a standard test that checks wheel alignment and brake function.

Tesla sinks after hitting Model 3 production goal but missing Wall Street expectations for total deliveries

Tesla hit its production milestone at about 5 a.m. PT on Sunday, Reuters reported, though skeptics warn that the so-called burst production in a giant tent next to Tesla's Fremont, California, assembly plant may not be sustainable.
Elon Musk has been pulling some long nights at the office.

Elon Musk is reportedly sleeping under his desk and camping out at the office for days at a time as Tesla faces pressure to make 5,000 Model 3s per we...

Elon Musk is sleeping under his desk and camping out at Tesla's Fremont factory for days at a time as Tesla rushes to make 5,000 Model 3s per week. Tesla is facing pressure to reach a production goal of 5,000 Model 3s a week.

Elon Musk says naysayers are in for a ‘rude awakening’ about Model 3 production numbers

Elon Musk refuted claims by a Goldman Sachs analyst that Tesla would not hit Model 3 production estimates. The numbers tell another story though. Tesla has repeatedly missed production targets for the Model 3.

Wall Street to Tesla: ‘What happened?’

The company has received a slew of downgrades amid recent struggles.
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Elon Musk wants to ramp up Model 3 production while it’s already struggling — but his plan doesn’t make sense

OPINION: Tesla CEO Elon Musk is pushing for Model 3 production to surge to 6,000 a week, but his plans could backfire.
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016.


Evercore is cutting its price target for Tesla, but hoping CEO Elon Musk can prove it wrong.