In an earnings call, Musk conceded that Tesla profits were unlikely for Q1 this year.
Martin Tripp, 40, is currently embroiled in a high-profile legal battle with his former employer.
The goal, which comes in the final days of Tesla's second financial quarter, was to produce 5,000 Model 3 vehicles in a week.
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Police have been notified and actions are being taken to enhance security, Tesla told Newsweek.
The entrepreneur may have just produced the fastest-selling flamethrower of all time.
The serially successful entrepreneur has committed himself to being at the helm of Tesla for the next decade.
Musk expects the Model 3 rollout to help Tesla deliver five times its current annual sales volume.
The electronics maker has placed automotive applications at the center of a growth strategy.
Tesla's CEO claims semi-autonomous mode on electric carmaker's vehicles halve the probability of an accident.
France's Minister of Environment and Energy offered Tesla the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in Alsace.
Tesla has received 276,000 pre-orders worth almost $10 billion in just two days.
It gets 215 miles on a charge, and Elon Musk says his company has already sold 115,000 of them.