Musk Confesses: It was stupid to stop production of the old Model X that year, and it has plagued Tesla to this day

Te sla CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday that more than a year ago, Tesla suspended production of old models when it launched the new Model X stupid” decision.

Musk said on Twitter on Wednesday that the impact of the December 2020 decision on production still haunts Tesla. Last fall, Tesla delivered the first batch of the new Model X.

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We made a serious mistake on the ramp of the new Model X, and we haven’t fully recovered. In December 2020, when demand was still high, we decided to stop production of the old Model X. How stupid! Ma Ske said.

The tweet was a moment of candid introspection from the world’s richest man, Elon Musk. Tesla’s financial report shows that in 2021, the production of Model X and Model S will drop by 55% year-on-year, accounting for only 2.6% of last year’s car production.

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