It is called a leaked e-mail from Elon Musk to his employees where he suggests that Tesla managed to achieve the production of 2,000 Model 3 vehicles in one week. It can also be a smart statement to the market because Musk knows better than anyone that this news will always be picked up. He is just right because at this Elon.
It seems to be going well, but in reality the counter should have stood at 5,000 copies. Good news seems to still be colored. Elon Musk still has his hands full at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in America, which started an investigation in response to a fatal accident with a Model X.
The following is the message that has been reportedly sent by Elon Musk to Tesla employees.
It has been extremely difficult to pass the 2,000 vehicles per week rate for Model 3, but we are finally there. If things go as planned today, we will comfortably exceed that number over a seven-day period!
Moreover, the whole Tesla production system is now a firm foundation for that output. S, X and 3 production rate or 4,000 vehicles per week and climbing rapidly. This is already double the pace of 2017! By the end of this year, I believe we will produce four times faster than last year.
It took five years to reach the 2,000 / week production rate for S and X combined. that output with Model 3. Mind-blowing progress! Could not be more proud to work with you, Elon.
That Elon Musk has a special humour is clear from his Twitter posts around 1 April. The joke was not appreciated by everyone.