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"have been unable to meet self-imposed production levels". Scaling car production takes lots of experience, takes lots of infrastructure. I mean, Ford's Ford Rogue River Complex is 1 mile x 1.5 miles, it has 93 buildings making up nearly 16 million square feet of factory.

Musk always overestimates what he will be able to achieve in a given period and that's a good thing. It keeps you busting ass to make your goal instead of getting complacent and lazy.

Investors and keyboard cowboys need to realize that Tesla is not Ford/GM/Toyota, that it is a company that is effectively still an infant and has never produced at any worthwhile scale and has to figure all that out.

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