Tesla, according to an email from Jerome Guillen, Tesla President of Automotive, appears to be preparing a somewhat mysterious increase in production capacity at California's Fremont plant, ahead of the production rate of 1,000 Model 3 vehicles per day late in the last quarter.
Throughout the quarter, the average of Tesla was 797 Model 3 vehicles per day and 160 Model S and Model X vehicles per day, according to Tesla's quarterly data.  Now Tesla is working on the capacity increase.
Guillen sent an e-mail to co-workers saying he could not be "too specific", but Tesla is working to improve performance (via Bloomberg):
The Company "Prepares", Jerome Guillen, president of the Tesla automotive industry, said in an e-mail to employees on Tuesday to boost production at his Auto plant in Fremont, California. "We can not describe too accurately in this e-mail, but I know that you will be excited about the upcoming developments."
The manager also commented on Tesla's output, efficiency and quality during the last quarter.
Guillens's message also said that the company had "set new records in terms of performance and efficiency in all production lines in the last quarter," both in Fremont and Nevada, and that "quality also reached record highs reached".  Elton Musk, CEO of Tesla, previously said that the automaker is targeting a production capacity of 7,000 Type 3 vehicles per week in Fremont by the end of the year and 3,000 units per week at Tesla's future Gigafactory 3 in China.
That's weird. It's interesting that he can not reveal details about the increase in production, but the employees "are excited about the upcoming developments".
It seems Tesla has already reached capacity for model 3 production, but the company could talk about model S and model X production, which we've heard is being restructured to make room for the upcoming model Y to create.
I think this situation probably has something to do with it, but I am open to other explanations.
If you know what's happening, you can let me know.
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