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Engineer and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk of The Boring Company listens as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about constructing a high speed transit tunnel at Block 37 during a news conference on June 14, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

‘All night — no friends, nothing’: Elon Musk reveals the lonely 24 hours he spent working at Tesla on his 47th birthday

The growing production pressures and increased scrutiny on Tesla seem to be taking an emotional toll on the company's CEO, Elon Musk.
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.

9 reasons you should buy Tesla’s new Model 3 ‘Performance’ car instead of the standard Model 3

Tesla's Model 3 is an attractive option for anyone considering a new car. This month, though, Tesla released a high-performance version of the Model 3, called the "Model 3 Performance."
Form, meet function.

The Tesla Model 3 interior sets a radical new standard for auto design

Tesla has reset expectations with the interior of the Model 3, the company's long-awaited mass-market vehicle. And the touchscreen that controls nearly everything is just the beginning. We took a deeper dive into the Model 3's insides.
A Tesla worker in the company's factory in Fremont, California.

Tesla slides as an unwinding tax credit means more expensive cars for customers

Also weighing on the stock Thursday was a report from Bloomberg which quoted employees saying they were forced to walk through raw sewage on the factory floor as Tesla ramped up Model 3 production.

Tesla produced three times as many Model 3s in Q2 as it did in Q1

At a total of 53,339 vehicles, Tesla's vehicle production is up 100% year-over-year, and for the first time more than half of those vehicles are Model 3s.

Tesla slides back below $300 as its production problems continue

Earlier this week, Tesla reached its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 sedans in a week, a rate it has struggled to reach over the course of several months. Still, shares fell after reaching the milestone as Tesla's total vehicle deliveries came in under what Wall Street had expected.

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’s tent factory could damage its high-tech reputation, analyst says

George Galliers, an analyst at Evercore ISI, said in a note to clients that Tesla’s extra assembly line — constructed in a tent next to its main Fremont, California factory and known by the company as GA4 — could be a long term risk to Tesla's reputation.
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.