Elon Musk says Tesla 'restructuring' so the company can become profitable
Elon Musk says Tesla 'restructuring' so the company can become profitable
Tesla quarterly profits Q1 FY2015- Q1 FY2018
03 May, 2018, 16:03
Insiders own 23.10% of the company's stock.
Professor Christian Stadler, of Warwick Business School believes that even if Tesla can overcome its production issues, the clock is now well and truly ticking for the electric auto company. "I think the problem is, it's not engineered for manufacturing simplicity and that's going to continue to plague them through the lifecycle of that vehicle", he said.
Musk spoke of the lesson in finding the right balance between manual and robotic manufacturing, an issue with which he went public in recent weeks.
"On the one hand I think Tesla would have broken down long ago if it wasn't for Elon Musk driving this great excitement around the brand". The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Wednesday, May 2nd.
However, Elon Musk, the company's CEO has indicated that the hiring spree is a clear show of the company's sign of confidence in its operations as well as the ability to increase its production by the end of June so as to meet the growing demand for Model 3, the company's entry-level electric auto.
"The morning after the Roadster was announced, I put a deposit down", said Bruce Sidlinger, a 60-year-old aerospace engineer who resides in Flagstaff, Arizona.
He elaborated on his point Wednesday, explaining that part of the delay was caused by a robot, which was created to install sound-buffering materials on the Model 3's battery pack.
The company said in a statement last month that it does not need to raise capital.
"Fluffbots continuously failed to pick up the fluff".
Tesla quarterly revenues Q1 FY2015- Q1 FY2018
"More than half of our capex in Q1 was related to completion of work for Model 3 production capacity at Fremont and Gigafactory 1 plus payments to suppliers for tooling", Tesla's report read.
The most intense focus will be on the pace and trajectory of Model 3 production.
The Model 3 is supposed to be Tesla's golden goose. "Sorry, these questions are so boring".
Interesting to get an update on Musk's expected specs for Tesla Semi, but I was particularly interested in the comments about a potential battery breakthrough needed to enable those specs.
Even $100 per kWh at the pack level, which Tesla previously said it didn't expect to hit before 2020, it would mean $80,000 to $100,000. The target for gross margin is expected to remain at around 25 percent, but Tesla surprised itself by ending up with a significantly higher selling price per vehicle than it had initially projected.
Mr. Musk has acknowledged that Tesla erred in trying to build a highly automated production line to assemble the Model 3, noting that getting robots and other machinery to work in harmony has proved to be more hard than he expected.
Musk eventually became somewhat irate with questions related to Model 3 production and capital expenditure, and cut off several callers.
The electric carmaker posted its latest earnings results Wednesday, and the filings show Tesla's money stockpile shrank from $3.4 billion to $2.7 billion the first three months of 2018. The deals take the German manufacturer within striking distance of a sought-for 50 billion-euro total.
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