A fixation with tech is distracting everyone from what Tesla actually needs to do A fixation with tech is distracting everyone from what Tesla actually needs to do - Business Insider Thoughts on this? TLDR: Tesla is a pioneer in tech and enabling cars to update themselves via software which is a significant game changer. However, Tesla has failed to focus on being able to turn out higher numbers of cars. Tesla now produces about 50,000 which is what some large manufacturers produce in a month. Not being able to turn out high numbers of cars. Puts the company at a significant disadvantage.