Musk, Maria, and the Model 3 Delay Big Rig Debut
Change of plans, Tesla followers – the Semi ain’t ready. Rather than releasing the Tesla Semi in late October, Elon Musk is rescheduling the unveiling to mid-November in an effort to allocate more resources to Model 3 production and battery crews to benefit Puerto Rico. The Model 3 is “deep in production hell” according to Musk, and as the company aims to become more of a mass market producer, it has struggled to churn out enough Model 3s to meet the enthusiastic demand. Tesla has also been involved in providing batteries and possible power grid rebuilding plans following Hurricane Maria. Tesla Semi, we’ll see you later.
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