Tesla will cut 3,000 people and will focus on the production of Model 3
Tesla cuts 7% of its workforce. The company reported a decrease in the number of personnel in a letter to all employees, and posted information on its website. The electronic message CEO Elon Musk said that the main focus should be on providing "at least the average level of Model 3 in all markets." He also warned employees that will not be cut, that "there are many companies that can offer a better balance between work and personal life, because they are larger and more mature in their industries, and not seek competition so greedy."
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"Unfortunately, we have no other choice but to reduce the number of staff employed on a full-time, approximately (we have grown by 30%, which can not support more than last year), 7%, and to retain only the most important employees and contractors, "Musk wrote.
"Tesla will have to make these cuts, increasing the rate of production of Model 3 and introducing many improvements to the manufacturing process in the coming months. The increase in production and improvement in the manufacturing process are important in order to achieve economies of scale Tesla needed to produce the Model 3 standard mileage range (220 miles), standard interior for 35 thousand dollars, while Tesla to stay afloat. No other way. " Last October Musk wrote that Tesla 45,000 employees - and then asked to leave about 3,150 people.
The move followed a number of measures to reduce costs, which have been taken automaker. Three months ago, Tesla also announced a new, cheaper version of the middle-class car - from 45 000 dollars. After the news announcement on the reduction of Tesla shares fell 6%.
However, all this will be more clear, if you are already familiar with the full history of the production of hell the Tesla, which ran the company and personally Elon Musk.