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Tesla Used Red Bull to Hit Model 3 Goals: Bloomberg

Shoshanna Delventhal

Electric car pioneer Tesla Inc. ( TSLA) finally met its production goal for 5,000 Model 3's per week in the last week of the June quarter after a series of production setbacks and missed targets. The milestone has been viewed as integral to CEO Elon Musk's Silicon Valley auto concern as it fights against new competition and makes a major stride into the mass market with its new sedan. Workers at Tesla's Fremont Factory were reportedly given free Red Bull to stay awake and instructed to walk through a raw sewage spill so that Model 3 production could continue, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.