Elon Musk Comes Clean About All The Problems Plaguing Tesla's Model 3 Production

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Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, congratulates WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, after they won the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II in Hawthorne, California, U.S., August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

‘I need to figure out how to be better’

Elon Musk Goes On Twitter Tirade Over Article Noting Model 3 Dumpster Fire

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Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo

‘Can’t believe you’re even writing about this’

Tesla Recalls More Than 100K Vehicles As The Company's Troubles Stack Up

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Comes after Tesla’s stock downgraded to near junk status

Tesla May Get Screwed Over In Deal To Build Factory In China

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Elon Musk talks SpaceX

‘Tesla has no strategic path’

Musk's Pledge To Build 20K Model 3s Before December Has Been A Disaster

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FILE PHOTO: A Tesla charging station is seen in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. on September 28, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo)

‘Production rates he was forecasting were pretty unlikely’

Elon Musk Asks Customers To Pay Now For A Semi That Won't Be Built For Two Years

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Tesla's new electric semi truck is unveiled during a presentation in Hawthorn, California, U.S., November 16, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Alexandria Sage)

‘This could present another distraction’

Tesla's Stock Crashes As GOP Tax Bill Nixes Crucial Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

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Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo

The free fall comes as Republicans call for the immediate repeal

Tesla Fires Nearly 700 Employees As The Company Struggles To Produce Model 3

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FILE PHOTO - The logo of Tesla is seen in Taipei, Taiwan on August 11, 2017.

Manufacturers are among those jettisoned

Tesla Denies 'Misleading' Reports Model 3s Are Being Built By Hand

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Indianapolis - Circa April 2017: Tesla Service Center. Tesla designs and manufactures the Model S electric sedan IV (Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com)

‘This is not some revelation’

Media Gushes Over Elon Musk's Efficiency After Tesla Misses A Huge Deadline

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Tesla Chief Executive Officer Musk speaks during an official ceremony in Adelaide to announce that Tesla will install the world's largest grid-scale battery in the South Australian state

‘Musk sleeps 6-6.5 hours a night, otherwise he feels ‘grumpy’

Musk Badly Misses Model 3 Numbers As Tesla Stumbles Through 'Manufacturing Hell'

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Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo

‘We are confident of addressing the bottleneck issues’

Harvard Writers Don't Think Tesla Is Anywhere Near As 'Disruptive' As Apple

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Indianapolis - Circa April 2017: Tesla Service Center. Tesla designs and manufactures the Model S electric sedan IV (Editorial credit: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com)

‘The company has is a powerful brand’

Tesla Must Raise Another $1.5 Billion To Bankroll Model 3 Production

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Indianapolis - Circa April 2017: Tesla Service Center. Tesla designs and manufactures the Model S electric sedan IV (Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com)

Could further tarnish Tesla’s already battered financial image

Elon Musk Shrugs Off Wave Of Tesla Customers Deserting Their Model 3 Orders

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Tesla Chief Executive Officer Musk speaks during an official ceremony in Adelaide to announce that Tesla will install the world's largest grid-scale battery in the South Australian state

‘Do you really want to encourage more people’

Here Is Why Elon Musk Says Tesla's Model 3 Will Be In 'Production Hell'

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Indianapolis - Circa April 2017: Tesla Service Center. Tesla designs and manufactures the Model S electric sedan IV (Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com)

‘For at least six months’

Tesla Is About To Unveil Its Newest Electric Car, But Does It Matter?

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Tesla Chief Executive Officer Musk speaks during an official ceremony in Adelaide to announce that Tesla will install the world's largest grid-scale battery in the South Australian state

‘It’s a nonevent’

Tesla First Model 3 Will Go To CEO Elon Musk Because Why Not

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PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 29, 2014: New Tesla Model S showroom has arrived in Paris, France. Tesla is an American company that designs, manufactures, and sells electric cars

Tesla has yet to prove that it can consistently meet delivery dates

Elon Musk Begins Producing Vehicle That Could Make Or Break Tesla

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk (R) sits beside Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon (L) as U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a strategy and policy forum with chief executives of major U.S. companies at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque | Musk Goes All In On Trump's Tariffs

‘Two weeks ahead of schedule’