Tesla CEO Elon Musk offers rare look inside Model 3 factory

  • Published on Apr 13, 2018
  • The pioneering electric car company Tesla has suffered a series of very public challenges since the beginning of this year. Its high-profile CEO Elon Musk called this a period of "production hell." Most of the troubles revolve around the company's Model 3 sedan, its first mid-priced, mass-produced electric car. Musk takes "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King on a tour of his Silicon Valley factory. It is the first time network cameras were allowed inside the production line.
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  • AmeliaRconnection
    AmeliaRconnection 16 hours ago

    Why did he let her in

  • New Mula
    New Mula 3 days ago

    Elon is a GOD! #TeamTesla

  • Super Android
    Super Android 7 days ago

    would've told an employee to take the cameraman for a tour while i got busy with the reporter in the conference room. you know she wanted it.

  • Carlos Merighe
    Carlos Merighe 7 days ago

    From what I have seen on many TVclip videos, Teslas are poorly built. More than one video mentioned that even the door handle broke, and the price of a new one is very high, something like $800. The issues are endless.

  • Angel Rivera
    Angel Rivera 8 days ago

    He gonna recolonize our time

  • Zes
    Zes 10 days ago

    no such thing as rough or creativx or absolux or boring or not, cepit, do, be, can do, be any no matter what and any be perfectx infinx interesx

  • James Shanks
    James Shanks 12 days ago

    A young woman who works on the model 3 production line had an idea on how she could make the production line more efficient. So she mentioned it to the production line manage who told her to put it in writing and she handed him her idea in writing roughly 5 hours later saying maybe we could try it in a week or so. She about dropped to the floor when the line manager said no not in a week. We'll try this tomorrow on the production line and they did and it improved efficiency just as she said it would. She got a nice chunk of coin and was told " any more ideas? Speak up right away ".
    True story but it illustrates it's not just Elon finding ways to improve the production line.

  • Jeff Smith
    Jeff Smith 14 days ago

    Elon Musk is a liar.

  • Tang Dalis
    Tang Dalis 15 days ago

    Hi My Idol. i Like him so much, Who the same with me? Please reply to me thanks.

  • Robert Smith
    Robert Smith 16 days ago

    Apple needs to buy Telsa and infuse the company with funds. Double the size and perfect the production process, Also put the Apple OS in the operating system!

  • Wagner Lima
    Wagner Lima 19 days ago

    put captions

  • bpru
    bpru 20 days ago

    Gail, I loved your visits with Elon Musk! Very well Done!

  • badeldorado
    badeldorado 21 day ago

    Wall Street scam. Invest in junk stock and who gets wiped out financially first.

  • Jutta Klara Schroer
    Jutta Klara Schroer 22 days ago

    Love that guy...and they HAVE to be successfull...

  • Nice Blonde Girl
    Nice Blonde Girl 26 days ago

    The most productive African is white man Elon Musk

  • Nice Blonde Girl
    Nice Blonde Girl 27 days ago

    'fatal crash' from the semi-autonomous system eh ?
    Not surprised - Auto driven vehicles are too dangerous among a psycho idiot level population that we so often have in America

  • jeff wackenthal
    jeff wackenthal 27 days ago

    Incredible that he' has not a team to tell him,he went wrong with all these robots!!

  • MobileLegendsNoob
    MobileLegendsNoob 27 days ago

    Silent killer

  • Vadim Golubov
    Vadim Golubov 27 days ago

    HELLFIRE IS REAL many unbelievers have seen it and God allowed them to come back to tell about it plz REPENT before its too late because you dont know when youll die. Only JESUS can save you from satan making you his property and taking you with him to were he's headed ETERNAL HELLFIRE

  • BlackMarket DIY
    BlackMarket DIY 27 days ago


    Don’t really get why they couldn’t just make it like an EXTREME HOV Lane (that’s what it’s called in NY anyway... carpool lane, I mean) and just let people who have 2 or more people be allowed to ::gasp:: drive themselves through it. Or something. They’d have to have some way to be sure only some people can go in.... I suppose they’d make it like a tunnel or bridge and have it be $12-$15 “round trip” (in that you only get charged in one direction- again- this is how it is where I live, in NY) and that way only people who were really in a rush would use it. But even still... I think most people would pay the money in order to go 5 miles in 5 minutes instead of 35.... so I still feel like they’d have to find a way to reduce how many cars were allowed in.... and obviously they couldn’t make it only a certain kind of car, or a ton of money, because people would flip out about it being classist. So maybe a charge AND only for carpoolers? Who knows.
    I DO appreciate the cars being on a cart, on a track, like this, rather than being “self driving” or having to HAVE TO be a Tesla or something.... I think, especially given that that kind of technology in itself is nothing new AT ALL, there really WOULDNT be many accidents if that were used, aside from the occasional freak accident.

  • pablosquit1
    pablosquit1 29 days ago

    Elon should start a business selling sleeping bags or inflatable mattresses

  • Jeff
    Jeff Month ago

    he should hire more workers instead of doing everything himself

  • Voltronic 81
    Voltronic 81 Month ago

    Here is a recent Wired Magazine news story about Elon Musk’s leadership at Tesla

  • Angelo Perez
    Angelo Perez Month ago

    My God in Heaven is awesome! Glory to him

  • Jubenal Espinoza
    Jubenal Espinoza Month ago

    Hes a good man he cares about the economy

  • superman4ever1986
    superman4ever1986 Month ago

    Genius. The thing about people like that is that people will always criticize. There vision is beyond the present.

  • Rajesh  Kumar
    Rajesh Kumar Month ago

    Elon ur making history...d legendary car companies are already in stress..d indefinable man ..I am watching him closely since his entry..d pain he is gng through is humangous ... people have to support him..love musk from India ...we r waiting........

  • bLitzKrieg
    bLitzKrieg Month ago

    started with paypal now were here, i remember when he was getting his mclaren, looks like some of those lines brushed of on tesla

  • Torjus HT
    Torjus HT Month ago

    A car crash made the news, amazing. Just one question...why?

  • Titedie
    Titedie Month ago


  • Mark Williams
    Mark Williams Month ago

    This guy is a beast mode!

  • Dark Matr
    Dark Matr Month ago

    I really hope the media makes him look better now instead of hating. Elon is the best

  • Thuperman
    Thuperman Month ago

    Next, Iron Man

  • ichdichhasserwasser
    ichdichhasserwasser Month ago +1

    Lol I love this guy, so modest

  • Javier Gabriel
    Javier Gabriel Month ago

    And then they kicked him off as chairman. After all hes done.

  • Chaosdude341
    Chaosdude341 Month ago

    Elon is the GOAT.

  • gblueslover2
    gblueslover2 Month ago +2

    Henry Ford went through tough trial and errors too... This guy is nothing SHORT of amazing. American ingenuity at it's FINEST.
    We are witnessing REAL CHANGE here for the better🙂😎

  • Maleick Fleming
    Maleick Fleming Month ago

    Elon about to bring on a lot of the people GM is laying off and have them and their experience lead the way

  • Wabzy
    Wabzy Month ago

    pblished 13 of april.... ofc this doesnt mean anything ;p

  • 0Guiltyone0
    0Guiltyone0 Month ago

    all these little news networks always seem to try to make him look bad..

  • talin nalo
    talin nalo Month ago


  • Backwoods Boyz
    Backwoods Boyz Month ago

    I think it is funny how he came up with the business and just because he smokes weed, the board is trying to get him canned.

  • Shourov Chakma
    Shourov Chakma Month ago

    Calling Elon a genius or super genius is seriously less describing words. This man is behind Tesla, SpaceX, OpenAI ,PayPal and what not ??!!! I mean each of them alone is responsible for changing the history of humanity. And he alone is the brain behind all of them!!!!

  • Mohammed Abu-Serrieh

    Elon Musk... The Best man I know

  • Charles Celange
    Charles Celange Month ago

    I love how all the comments are about positivity it's something you don't see all the time

  • rokid bay
    rokid bay Month ago

    tesla will fail sooner or later.

  • Design Office
    Design Office Month ago


  • Kunal Gupta
    Kunal Gupta 2 months ago

    Elon is incredible

  • ModestDavid
    ModestDavid 2 months ago +1

    So when's the lower class and middle class going to get an electric car that not only the rich can afford? Like seriously it doesn't need to be named Tesla nor does it have to be ridiculously fast like the teslas, you really don't need all that power anyways unless your in race compitions so why not make a less powerful electric motor if cost is an issue? Electric should be taking over by now as long as that technology has been out now but we still getting cars that run on gas in 2018?

  • Sheka Kargbo
    Sheka Kargbo 2 months ago

    I want to Be Like You Man

  • Ventsislav Velev
    Ventsislav Velev 2 months ago

    Critics are JOKE haters... When they reach the level of Elon Musk they can speak .. otherwise they can just SHUT THE FK UP!

  • Toreshammere Celt
    Toreshammere Celt 2 months ago

    I can’t stand that woman. I don’t know why she just strikes me as insincere. Elon is Great.

  • bigbangnone
    bigbangnone 2 months ago

    As a design lead, I have been called into companies to implement design and manufacturing processes at all gates of development..... and yes I have seen the same mistake.....bean counter managers who have no experience get rid of good people and buy very expensive conveyor belts and other automation upgrades that often do not work.
    And don't get me started on the process for determining the correct level of automation.....
    There are allot of criteria to consider:
    - Variation of future models
    - Updates to current models
    - Cost of manpower and hardware / tooling / Software upgrades at the plant site (assemblers / automation Eng.)
    Screwing up on the above trade-study can greatly reduce your profit margin :-/
    The goal is to optimize / balance the heterogeneous environment in order to stabilize the safety, profit, reliability, function, and performance.
    If you had someone like on your team, your customers will return for the future gen models.

  • Solbergpp
    Solbergpp 2 months ago

    waiting for the day tesla design an electric superbike

  • Relic
    Relic 2 months ago

    I thought it was Volt not Bolt

    • Silent Epsilon
      Silent Epsilon 2 months ago

      There are both models. The Volt is a Hybrid electric where a gasoline engine runs a generator to recharge the batteries that run the electric motors. The Bolt is 100% electric only, no gasoline engine on board.

  • Duke Temz
    Duke Temz 2 months ago

    ”It’s April fools, people should like lighten up ok.”
    That's a nightmare quote for stockbrokers

  • emrah kama
    emrah kama 3 months ago

    clever elon musk

  • funkylee2010
    funkylee2010 3 months ago

    Everyone should back this man to make a better world 🌎

  • Leroy Jenkins
    Leroy Jenkins 3 months ago

    Not sure how anyone could dislike Elon Musk, he's incredibly humble in the way he speaks and he works "like a dog".

  • Teemu M.
    Teemu M. 3 months ago

    "It should be pretty obvious that I am not going to joke about bankruptcy if I think it is remotely real." This is how me and other nerds think. Being socially incompetent and personally creative and rebellious, that is a tactical mistake and will cause in being excused away by the society.

  • ferkemall
    ferkemall 3 months ago

    See i told you kids what happens when you smoke joints ,look at this guy !

  • jerrypl2007
    jerrypl2007 3 months ago +1

    Wall Street is trying to control Tesla.

  • paareki
    paareki 3 months ago +1

    A man ahead of his time.

  • MuffinMan0521
    MuffinMan0521 3 months ago +1

    3:39 she telling Musk that she's in the mood...

  • Samir Vahabov
    Samir Vahabov 3 months ago

    ELON MUSK No; 1 ........................

  • Will Mart
    Will Mart 3 months ago

    Can you be my boyfriend? Lol

  • xcou
    xcou 3 months ago +1

    He seems so cool and down to earth

  • Bongz 4 Life
    Bongz 4 Life 3 months ago

    Best job in the world and doin his best

    CRSOLARoCOM 3 months ago

    I would change the nose of the model 3 asap Elon ... make it look a little better.. 2019 models

  • jok325635
    jok325635 4 months ago


  • August Biernbaum
    August Biernbaum 4 months ago +2

    Dafuq is she wearing

  • Jason Ingram
    Jason Ingram 4 months ago +1

    The American dream: Elon has incredible intellect and ambition. He's unstoppable.
    If you can afford it, the American thing to do is BUY TESLA STOCK NOW and hold it.
    It's about a better cleaner world using renewable sustainable energies.

  • Cee Los
    Cee Los 4 months ago +1

    This guys a genius

  • Henry R
    Henry R 4 months ago

    *Claims spending night after night in the factory to barely meet production goals is "sustainable"*
    Yeah, right.

  • Ted Shirai
    Ted Shirai 4 months ago

    Luv the new 3! Let’s make Tesla great again! Go Elon!

  • bobby skully
    bobby skully 4 months ago

    It’s crazy how he kind of talks like a robot.

  • DU 20Austin
    DU 20Austin 4 months ago

    tvclip.biz/video/UXh13J2LlXs/video.html?t=6s elon getting high too bad the stock price is not

  • Sojiro 176
    Sojiro 176 4 months ago +1

    Love his attitude towards everything!

  • Run The Atlas
    Run The Atlas 4 months ago +1

    I hope he takes care of himself. That's a hard business

  • Nova BigStar
    Nova BigStar 4 months ago +1

    People need to realize electric cars HAVE to be the future. The pains Tesla are going through are inevitable and necessary for our country, technology and the world. A car industry built on fossil fuels HAS to be phased out.

  • Bill A
    Bill A 4 months ago

    At 0:40 "What's the hardest part, pre-marriage, marriage, post-marriage?" ... Errr, the divorce you silly! Tsk tsk

  • Seth Addict
    Seth Addict 4 months ago +1

    1,000,000 views "rare"

  • Soso Mama
    Soso Mama 4 months ago +1

    6:10 and why the fark would he lie about that? What the heck? He’s not a journalist okay?

  • Erik
    Erik 4 months ago +1

    I believe every word Gayle says. I'm an Oprah lemming.

  • Miss Controllerism
    Miss Controllerism 5 months ago +1

    In musk we trust

  • issaciams
    issaciams 5 months ago +1

    I really want Tesla and Elon Musk to succeed!!!

  • Randy Severino
    Randy Severino 5 months ago

    The reason Electric cars have not been mainstream is that it is very expensive to manufacture and the electricity still needs to come from somewhere and it is difficult to store. there is no free lunch. I saw this coming years ago. . the reason Elon Musk was somewhat successful is that he had billions of dollars to play with from the sale of Pay pay and getting investors hooked on an Idea. The only thing keeping electric cars alive are the government subsades. don't forget that 3 drops of gasoline are equivalent to a stick of dynamite!! that is very hard to beat in terms of energy storage. I know gas is dirty, but it packs more energy in one gallon than any other thing available right now.

  • mike dundee
    mike dundee 5 months ago

    Mainstream is dumb. Stupid presenter. People eternally stuck inside the box saying they like outside the box. Yeah right.

  • Smart European Investors

    Can't really decide between Elon Musk VS Jeff Bezos.. What do you guys think?

  • bill nipp
    bill nipp 5 months ago

    Ok but dont just throw them together now to pump them out faster Gungho!

  • Kriptiik
    Kriptiik 5 months ago

    I really love this company and it inspired me to make a song about it ... Listen to "Tesla" in my channel !!!

  • vivid color
    vivid color 5 months ago


  • Iriss Abyss
    Iriss Abyss 5 months ago

    5:31 that uncomfortable smile that everyone can relate to

  • anantha ramayya
    anantha ramayya 5 months ago

    april fools great

  • Pasha Pasovski
    Pasha Pasovski 5 months ago

    Just the fact he used Tesla and not Edison, makes him real, in my eyes!

  • frank odonnell
    frank odonnell 5 months ago


  • Eltryan
    Eltryan 5 months ago

    Today Telsa produces 5000 tesla model 3 per week.

  • Noel
    Noel 5 months ago

    Great Visionary ! All hail Tesla 👍💪

  • craig black
    craig black 5 months ago

    Whys he not happy 2k cars a week is crazy for a car so high tech tesla is no ford

  • Deadpool Lee
    Deadpool Lee 5 months ago

    Man a lot buttsuckers in the comments. Look at all the failures the owners talk about.