What's that saying about history repeating itself? Through the Model S, Model X and now Model 3, Tesla has yet to prove it can hit its production goals on time. The automaker has already pushed back plans to produce 5,000 vehicles a week by the end of 2017 to the first quarter of next year.
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas predicts Tesla will produce just 8,000 Model 3s by the end of the first quarter of 2018, with a total of 48,000 for the year — well shy of the company's goal of producing 500,000 units next year.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's "production hell" won't be going away in the new year.