Friday night, the billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk appeared in front of a cheering and adoring audience, much like a rockstar appears on stage before performing a show, to unveil the new Model 3 Tesla. The event was to celebrate the first 30 customers (all Tesla employees) getting their Model 3’s.
Early production has been slow, but Musk expects to be able to produce 20,000 Model 3 Teslas per month by December. Ramping up production is going to be brutal, Musk warned.
“We’re going to go through at least six months of manufacturing hell,” the Tesla CEO told a group of journalists ahead of the Model 3 event. On stage, Musk echoed the sentiment.
According to the Fremont, Calif., factory workers, Tesla is already putting its employees through a lot.
“One of the most serious issues concerns our health and safety,” says a letter a group of factory workers from Tesla’s main …