Despite Friday's success, the rest of the week is much harder for Tesla.
Reliability Rating Lost:
Consumer Reports announced on Thursday that it had removed the "recommended" rating of Model 3 ̵
1; despite being well appreciated during the staff's road test of the magazine – due to its concerns about its credibility raised in your annual customer survey. Incorrect Financial Data:
Earlier this week, CEO Elon Musk returned to the bold prognosis that might prove difficult to implement. Tuesday afternoon, Musk made a claim on Twitter, which he later had to bring back within hours. "Tesla made 0 cars in 2011, but will make around 500,000 in 2019," he said. This seems to be a significant increase from the position stated by the company that it will produce 360,000 to 400,000 cars this year. from 2019 probably around 500,000, ie. 10,000 cars / week. Deliveries per year are still estimated at around 400,000. "
His pattern of making big claims has led the Securities and Exchange Commission last year to force him to drop the Tesla chairman's position, and demanded that the company have better oversight over any statements that could
The Greatest Attorney Leaves: It has never been clear who in Tesla should oversee his comments and tweets to make sure he complies with the SEC agreement. Clearly, who will not be – General Advisor Dane Bout Tesla announced on Wednesday that Butswinkas, who joined the company after the deal with SEC, left the company after just two months of work
This was the newest example of the rotating door for the company's top executives. remarkable deviations are his chief accountant
who left the company in September in less than a month.
Excessively optimistic predictions: Musk this week also made bold predictions about when Tesla's vehicles could be real self-governing cars.
He said that by the end of the year his cars would be able to find their passengers in a car park, pick them up and deliver them to their destination without the driver's intervention. By the end of next year, however, he said that a "driver" would be able to keep up while the car was scrambling.
He added he did not believe the regulators would allow Tesla include all these features to allow a self-ride by the end of next year.
Some experts questioned his statements about where Tesla stands with its self-propelled technology, Sean Kildere, director of lawyers' research on motorway and car safety, said such testimony about Tesla's ability to be "wild optimistic ".