Musk Initiates Climbdown From Tesla’s High Horse, Production Revolution Postponed

“We continue to be surprised by how sort of frankly naïve a lot of people are about production and supply chain,” complained Tesla’s Elon Musk during the company’s quarterly conference call with analysts Wednesday. (Full transcript here.) “It’s as though there is some like easy way to increase production. It’s truly not.” Better late than never, Tesla’s wunderkind CEO is coming to the insight that the hardest part is not the car, it’s the production.

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