Tesla Model 3

As it stands now, Model 3 production is still far behind the ambitious schedule Elon Musk and other Tesla executives touted early on. While Tesla was initially hoping to manufacture 5,000 Model 3 vehicles per week by December of 2017, the company is now aiming to meet that threshold by June of 2018.

That notwithstanding, Tesla has managed to ramp up production quite a bit in recent weeks. Despite a slow start, Tesla during its recent earnings report relayed that weekly production now stands at about 1,000 units per week. Interestingly enough, Tesla in a press release last week said that the company wants to "focus on quality and efficiency rather than simply pushing for the highest possible volume in the shortest period of time."

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Some Model 3 owners who paid $5,000 for a premium interior accuse Tesla of running a bait-and-switch originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 at 20:00:29 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.