Tesla's Freemont California factory

Tesla’s production lines are coming up short with the mass-market Model 3

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Elon Musk’s electric car company promised to build 1,500 cars in the month of September, but didn’t even manage to get one-fifth of the way toward that target.

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Tesla's Freemont California factory
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The company blamed a manufacturing bottleneck at its California plant and battery-building Gigafactory in Nevada, insisting there are “no fundamental issues with the Model 3 production or supply chain.”

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Despite Tesla’s woes, six out of the ten fastest selling used cars in the US are electric vehicles. That’s due in part to federal and state tax rebates, along with other financial incentives from automakers.

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Most of the fastest selling used cars in the US are now electric

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