Supply Chain Matters highlights additional concerning news regarding the ongoing Tesla Model 3 sedan production ramp-up, news that points to 4-5 day shutdown this week with the implication of another high-stress period for the innovative Tesla brand.
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Tesla has issued its Q1-2018 Vehicle Production and Deliveries report which contains some good news as well as tempered news for Model 3 sedan.
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Supply Chain Matters highlights a front-page published report from The Wall Street Journal indicating that Tesla faces intensified cash pressures if Model 3 production cannot meet current scale-up plans.