The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights recent manufacturing milestones achieved by electric auto and truck maker Tesla
The Supply Chain Matters blog reflects on electric auto maker Tesla’s Q2-2021 financial and supply chain operational performance. Increasingly, as other industry players move more towards electrically powered vehicles, there will likely be a need to alter the industry’s manufacturing and vehicle distribution strategies with consideration for leaner finished vehicles or make to order strategies.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights electric auto maker Tesla’s final 2020 quarterly and full year operational performance.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights last week’s revelation from Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk that the electric automaker was within a week of declaring bankruptcy during the 2018-2019 production ramp-up of the Model 3 sedan.
The Supply Chain Matters blog once again reflects on Tesla Motors recently reported quarterly operations performance and the potential conflict relative to meeting shareholder expectations and social responsibility practices.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Tesla’s Battery Day event held this week and the aggressive goals established in order to produce 20 million vehicles annually. We share our perspective that lofty goals and under delivering is not the cocktail of long-term success.
Over the last couple of weeks, there have been a number of additional developments related to electric automaker Tesla Motors. This Supply Chain Matters commentary provides our readers our added perspectives from a supply and demand network perspective.
Tesla Motors Breaks Ground for China Manufacturing Facility and Once Again Declares Aggressive Goals
Amid a highly publicized groundbreaking ceremony, Tesla Motors embarked on construction and operational ramp-up of a new manufacturing plant located in China. Once again, CEO Elon Musk publicly stated aggressive, perhaps unrealistic operational goal setting. The question becomes transferred learning.
Tesla Motors today reported quarter-ending and full year 2018 operating performance numbers and the company’s investors did not seem pleased by the results.
The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on Tesla’s production and supply chain management ramp-up challenges, new tell-all reports and a report of a building criminal probe related to Model 3 product ramp-up statements that are casting a much more concentrated eye on the electric auto maker’s operations.
While Tesla Motors achieved its third-quarter production milestones, overall operational and delivery challenges remain for the electric auto maker. The Supply Chain Matters blog question is whether new management can once and for all overcome such challenges.
Concerning news regarding executive turnover at Tesla along with building concerns focused on CEO Elon Musk has led to yet another executive re-structuring. However, Supply Chain Matters has some optimism regarding production and supply chain leadership changes.