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Possible (but unlikely) Model 3 Production Delay

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by omgwtfbyobbq, Apr 21, 2017.

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  1. omgwtfbyobbq

    omgwtfbyobbq Member

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    It may not be due to Tesla this time. :eek:

    Tesla is confident it will get Model 3 production lines in time despite strike threats

    According to Tesla it's unlikely to cause production delays.

     
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    Are Tesla workers in a union?
     
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    So what's the relationship between the click-bait title of this thread and the content of the article that you've quoted and linked to?
     
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    #5 omgwtfbyobbq, Apr 21, 2017
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    Model 3 production might be delayed if a strike a Tesla Grohmann by IG Metall delays the delivery/installation of the inverter production lines, ergo, "Possible Model 3 Production Delay".

    I reported my first post and asked for "(but unlikely)" to be added to the title to clarify things. Realistically, I don't know if a delay is likely or unlikely, but I understand there's a lot of ridiculousness around Tesla commentary.

    Yipes! Watch out Tesla! Move over Tesla!

    Odds are there won't be delays, but I think Elon's involvement implies that risk is there. I was shocked that Tesla itself wasn't responsible for delays. ;)
     
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    The article says that Tesla has employees from California at the plant as well that could finish the assembly lines if need be, but I imagine if it came to this that move would further deteriorate relations with unionized employees, especially since one of their negotiation points is job security.
     
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    These particular German employees are.
     
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    Yeah, Tesla should (fingers crossed) be able to get the inverter production lines to CA soon, assuming they haven't already. At the same time, I don't know if the Tesla employees there could finish the assembly lines if they were/are unfinished, or if they're just there to help with delivery.
     
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    Even if there is a strike it will just be a few days. Strike is the union's last card, once that's played, if Tesla is indeed serious about negotiating, they will and should wrap it up quickly.
     
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    Cool. I'd read the article the day before, so I was familiar with the risks and what appears to be Tesla's contingency plan. The thread title didn't seem to match the content of that article, and you know how panic alarms work around here whenever there's a thread with potential to mysteriously become "news" elsewhere... ;)
     
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    I thought Tesla made the inverters in Fremont?
     
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    @ecarfan, Tesla does make the inverters in Fremont, Tesla Grohmann is building the "Production Lines" that the Fremont workers will be using to actually build the inverters for the Model 3.
     
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    Wasn't this in the news yesterday? Today is a totally different day.
     
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