The U.S. electric car maker Tesla sweeps seven percent of his. Tesla wants to save costs, but at the same time the production of the Model 3. CEO Musk said it was a "difficult path".
The U.S. electric manufacturer Tesla plans to cut thousands of jobs, and yet the production of its new sedan Model 3. "The road ahead is very difficult," wrote CEO Elon Musk in a letter to employees. That is why Tesla has no choice have to reduce the number of jobs by seven per cent. In addition, the group will retain only the most important time workers and freelancers. The Tesla shares fell in premarket by more than four percent."Harder
work in order to survive" "Tesla needs to work a lot harder than other manufacturers to survive," he wrote, referring to the competition of well-established corporations. "Our products are for most people too expensive." Tesla have increased the number of employees in the past year by 30 percent, and now more employees than the company could afford, wrote Musk.
In October, he had tweeted that the company had 45,000 employees. A reduction of seven per cent means that approximately 3150 Workers will lose their Job.
The production of the Tesla 3 is supposed to be driven, according to CEO Musk's high - and affordable.to cars
"Tesla will need to make these cuts, while at the same time the Model 3-production and we need to improve in the production in the next few months a lot," wrote Musk. Tesla had yet to reach more customers, "who can afford our cars", says the boss of the group.
the Model 3 is about to conquer the car maker for the mass market. Currently the "affordable range" for a Model 3-car, according to Musk in a 44,000 Dollar (the equivalent of 38.600 euros). The objective of the Tesla-heads of a car for $ 35,000.
Tesla wrote in the third quarter of last year in the black, and probably also in the fourth quarter, a profit, albeit lower than in the previous quarter, wrote Musk. In the current quarter could jump out - "with great effort, difficulty and some luck" - again a small profit because of the sale of the Model 3-starts sedans in Europe and Asia.