Elon Musk’s company will close its production lines for these models during a two-week vacation. According to CNBC, employees will receive one paid week and one unpaid week during the shutdown.
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- Tesla announced on Friday, December 11th that employees working on these lines would receive full weekly pay.
- according to CNBC“The closure of the S and X lines suggests that the high demand will not extend to these older models.”
With the upcoming holidays, several companies will be taking time off. Apparently the same goes for Tesla, as The edge informs that it will cease production of its vehicles Model S. Y. Model X. for 18 days from December 24th.
Tesla announced on Friday, December 11th, that employees working on these lines would receive full weekly pay as well as some paid holidays. CNBC reported that employees were asked to take five unpaid days off during the other week but may be looking for additional work elsewhere in the company. The company also encourages employees to volunteer for deliveries from December 21-26.
In an email to staff on the same day as the closure announcement, the CEO Elon Musk It found that demand for Tesla vehicles was “significantly higher than production this quarter,” and urged employees to increase production as much as possible. according to CNBC“The closure of lines S and X indicates that the high demand will not extend to these older models.”
Tesla is currently building a new factory in Austin, Texas. This follows Musk’s threats to move Tesla manufacturing from California to Texas. The eccentric CEO also chose to live in Texas for tax reasons.