Elon Musk says that Tesla had a “very powerful quarter” and asks workers to “rally laborious to recuperate” in leaked emails.
Over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk despatched emails to workers and Electrek has obtained copies.
Within the first electronic mail, Musk tried to instill that means about constructing Tesla merchandise to employees:
“We *really* construct nice, actual merchandise that folks love and make their lives and the world higher. That’s so profound. It’s an trustworthy day’s work you can really feel in your coronary heart. No matter else is occurring on this messed-up world, know that at the very least what you might be doing is pure goodness and that I’ve infinitely extra respect and admiration for you than the richest individual on Wall St.”
The following electronic mail was extra acquainted. Musk usually sends emails to rally the troops on the finish of the quarter to push for deliveries and that is a type of emails.
The CEO wrote it was a “very powerful quarter” and workers must “rally laborious to recuperate”:
“This has been a really powerful quarter, primarily attributable to provide chain and manufacturing challenges in China, so we have to rally laborious to recuperate!”
Earlier this week, Electrek reported that Musk warned Tesla employees of a ‘nutty’ end-of-quarter supply wave for a similar purpose.
By “provide chain and manufacturing challenges in China”, Musk is referring to Gigafactory Shanghai being closed for weeks earlier within the quarter, together with a number of suppliers, as a result of restrictions to manage COVID circumstances in Shanghai.
The CEO stated that manufacturing is now “returning to full power” in Shanghai.
Curiously, Musk additionally gave some perception into the manufacturing standing at different Tesla factories.
He wrote about Fremont:
“I’d wish to congratulate the Fremont staff for reaching a brand new all-time document manufacturing day final week,”
The CEO additionally introduced that Gigafactory Berlin achieved the manufacturing of “nearly” 1,000 Mannequin Y autos in per week for the primary time final week.
Tesla initially aimed for Gigafactory Berlin to realize a manufacturing of 1,000 autos per week in April, however we reported that the manufacturing facility was nowhere close to that on the time.
Musk additionally stated that “Austin is spooling up” – referring to Gigafactory Texas.
He didn’t disclose the manufacturing price on the manufacturing facility, however he stated throughout a company-wide assembly earlier this week that Gigafactory Texas was nonetheless restricted attributable to 4680 cell and structural battery pack manufacturing.
Right here’s the e-mail in full:
Manufacturing and Supply
This has been a really powerful quarter, primarily attributable to provide chain and manufacturing challenges in China, so we have to rally laborious to recuperate!
I’d wish to congratulate the Fremont staff for reaching a brand new all-time document manufacturing day final week and Berlin for making nearly 1000 automobiles final week! That is nice stuff.
Shanghai is returning to full power and Austin is spooling up. Onward to victory!
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