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Tesla Model 3 production paused as the company plans to ramp up production.

Tesla Model 3 production has been paused for a few days, as the company has made plans to adjust its equipment in order to increase production rates of the vehicle.

The company stated that any downtime is normal when it begins to ramp up its production of a new vehicle. The company added that additional downtime could also occur over the next few months. Tesla stated that it aims to reach a weekly production rate of 2,500 for sedans by March-end and 5,000 by June-end.

“Our Model 3 production plan includes periods of planned downtime in both Fremont and Gigafactory 1. These periods are used to improve automation and systematically address bottlenecks in order to increase production rates,” a Tesla spokesperson.

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13/03/2018 10:09 AM