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Tesla’s Solar Roof production target draws ire, furrows brows

Tesla’s recent earnings report made no mention of the Solar Roof project, but just a week later, CEO Musk tweeted out that the company was “spooling up production line rapidly. Hoping to manufacture ~1,000 Solar Roofs a week by end of this year.” As Musk has a compliance agreement with the SEC in place, one could interpret this to mean that Tesla is going to hit this target. However, most have met the announcement with extreme skepticism. Given that only 21 Solar Roofs had been installed in California by the end of April, and that Tesla has never discussed actual current production capacities, leaping to 1,000 units weekly in just 4 months or so seems very unlikely. Business Insider published…

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