In the second quarter of 2018 Tesla’s goal was to produce and produce between 50,000 and 55,000 Model 3 sedans, and deliver even more. There have been parking lots all over the US filling up with Model 3s that have not yet been delivered. In light of that, Elon Musk recently tweeted that the company has moved from Production Hell to Delivery Hell . Sorry, we’ve gone from production hell to delivery logistics hell, but this problem is far more tractable. We’re making rapid progress. Should be solved shortly. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 17, 2018 Tesla is a company that went from selling 2,000 cars per year to 200,000 in just 6 years. Growing the size of a multinational conglomerate takes time. Perhaps what Tesla is discovering here is that building something big in one place like the Gigafactory is in some ways easier than building many delivery centers worldwide. Currently, Tesla’s process for handing over the car includes a big contract that requires lots of signatures, a process that reportedly could take over an hour. In addition to that, the delivery center employees also have to explain to their customers how the car works. Some customers are […]

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