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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  • Ash Taylor
    Ash Taylor 8 hours ago

    Reading his book... Nothing but inspirational. Keep going Elon use that inner Agoge.

  • bryan morlock
    bryan morlock 13 hours ago

    The thing is.. You will respect your boss more if they are putting the time in as well. I know I would. Props to Elon for sleeping there and working on things

  • One Pan Fan
    One Pan Fan Day ago

    those glasses are comical.

  • CrYm1n4l
    CrYm1n4l Day ago

    Someone needs to play more Factorio

  • Thomas Wepfer
    Thomas Wepfer Day ago

    These CBS fools are still uploading interlaced video to TVclip, you can see the comb effect very clearly in this video...... That's pretty bad....

  • Kimberly Brown
    Kimberly Brown 2 days ago

    I used to be a production manager at a machine shop we made Transmissions A-Arms spindles. now I own a car dealership. it would be an honor to come and work for you.. Elon

  • Purrscratchheadbutt
    Purrscratchheadbutt 2 days ago

    Behold people: a genuine scumbaggish conman. Just another charlatan interested in only one things at the end...... (drums beat) .. money. Like, a lot of it. Your money that is. That's right. A lot of your money. Your hard earned savings. It still bedazzles me on why so many people still don't see clearly that ultimately he is just like Madoff and his ilk.

  • Fluterra
    Fluterra 3 days ago

    Elin is full of sh!t. The real reason is his management style that doesn’t work in this industry.

  • enemay
    enemay 4 days ago

    Thank god robots are not scheduled to take over within five years, now it's seven years! Phew!

  • Néo Bourgeois Christum


  • Jahn Kaplank
    Jahn Kaplank 4 days ago

    Elon Musk is the future entrepreneur blueprint.

  • Sentino Brigante
    Sentino Brigante 4 days ago

    Some media claimed also that Tesla employes got no salary anymore.

  • Macky Mode
    Macky Mode 5 days ago

    It's a bad sign when the CEO is micro-managing to an extent of sleeping over in a conference room. It means the CEO doesn't have enough trustworthy subordinates to allocate the workload. Bad sign for Tesla.

  • Toby W
    Toby W 5 days ago

    “Management by wandering around”

  • oSJme
    oSJme 5 days ago

    Tesla should hire some "Factorio" Experts, they would fix their conveyer belt problems in hours :D

  • Ingolf By
    Ingolf By 5 days ago

    Elon looks tired

  • roozbeh karimi
    roozbeh karimi 5 days ago

    Elon is just as well a genius as absolutely cool. 😎

  • Vincenzo Petrillo
    Vincenzo Petrillo 6 days ago

    She is so mean!! Leave Elon alone he is the greatest mind of our time!

  • RustyCowboy27
    RustyCowboy27 6 days ago

    He’s the GOAT. I love that people doubt him when he’s continuously proved them wrong every time.

  • whoo else
    whoo else 6 days ago

    I heard a lot of racism goes on in his company so i wouldnt spend my money on his stuff.

  • bobbg
    bobbg 6 days ago

    On a personal note, I sent him an Email when he was just starting his sports car devision he personally answered it. And explained he was trying to earn enough money to launch a affordable car anyone could buy.
    I'd like to see this taken a futher step cars that cost less then 10k to buy made of plastics and fiberglass, no fancy electronics just a basic people mover.
    These types of car could be made as ownership rentals. You keep and use it but if your on a long trip you can pull off to a swap station change cars with a full charge, or swap your power pack and finnish your trip. Swap stations could be all over. You could pay an anual fee for use of the service, you dont have to matain the car its all done for you.
    This could work for any model any where in the world. No more renting cars when you fly from one state to the other or international travel.

  • bobbg
    bobbg 6 days ago

    Is Elon Musk a Robot?

  • TheFreePantheist
    TheFreePantheist 6 days ago

    No wonder his credit status got downgraded lol

  • Mama Bear Lioness
    Mama Bear Lioness 6 days ago

    Face the fury eyes front

  • Anthony Mariani
    Anthony Mariani 7 days ago

    I really hope these giant auto makers trying to get a piece of the cake like Porsche don't push Tesla out.
    Tesla took the risk and pioneered this all electric charge station ecosystem with auto pilot. They deserve the success.

  • Som T
    Som T 7 days ago

    I don't hold him to his lack of achievement in keeping up with his promises. Not everything is under our control and things will sometimes go not as planned. But it's the fight that matters and Elon is nothing short of that. You could tell from his face, he's quite sleep deprived and deteriorating. Yet, he keeps fighting. He's definitely a great leader in our modern day world, one who's worth following.

  • kurikuraconkuritas
    kurikuraconkuritas 7 days ago

    I think this interview was made because of that april fools joke.

  • Vignesh Sivakumar
    Vignesh Sivakumar 7 days ago

    He needs to play *Factorio*

  • Peter Gibbons
    Peter Gibbons 7 days ago

    It’s nice to see a successful man be stressed on camera once in a while. Good for him.

  • Andrew Novitsky
    Andrew Novitsky 7 days ago

    lighten up

  • Jeffrey Twoey
    Jeffrey Twoey 7 days ago

    You can tell he hasn't been sleeping

  • Carlos Suarez
    Carlos Suarez 7 days ago

    The truth is computers will never have a mind of their own....
    Even complex machine learning algorithms will never produce a self-conscious machine.

  • Brad Hayden
    Brad Hayden 7 days ago

    a old guy at fab shop always use say don't forget calculate the contour of the earth.he was ship builder

  • Brad Hayden
    Brad Hayden 7 days ago

    solar powered sand buggy

  • Brad Hayden
    Brad Hayden 7 days ago

    how bout 4*4 pick up truck

  • helin iplikçi
    helin iplikçi 7 days ago +1

    Because I'm 24, I'm very embarrassed to say this for a 46-year-old man, but he's so attractive to me.

  • Ocean Medical Clinic

    TESLA has no auto-pilot. Just paying for hype. All other companies (BMW, Mercedes, Lexus,etc) have better auto-pilot than Tesla

  • Orion Lopez
    Orion Lopez 7 days ago


  • DIOSpeedDemon
    DIOSpeedDemon 7 days ago +2

    I can Smell the Desperation all the way thru this Computer and I am 12 states away. ..

  • Pranav Peddinti
    Pranav Peddinti 7 days ago

    elon is great

  • Bret Lambky
    Bret Lambky 8 days ago

    Looks like you need a little lean manufacturing training. Along with some quality engineering. I’ll be happy to help.

  • Mickey Bitsko
    Mickey Bitsko 8 days ago

    Perhaps he should show people around the Model Three that they ordered years ago.

  • emboltic
    emboltic 8 days ago +1

    Its all trial and error it happens to everyones ideas/visions. Elons vision will be the future just wait.

  • Dilly Pickle
    Dilly Pickle 8 days ago

    3:28 "I Like It Cold!!!"

  • John Rambo
    John Rambo 8 days ago

    This guy has a work ethic that is so impressive that it is a bit funny. I can just imagine walking into the conference room and seeing one of the most rich and intelligent men on the planet, sleeping on a couch.
    And he's so chill with it that it cracks me up.

  • Liam Hackett
    Liam Hackett 8 days ago

    hes goin bust.

  • Solexx X
    Solexx X 8 days ago

    As usual the media is ragging on Tesla. Tesla will some day be the worlds largest automaker.

  • Ian Sanderson
    Ian Sanderson 8 days ago

    Elon musk is the bomb. He does not need to change anything about his process.

  • iPhone SEA
    iPhone SEA 8 days ago

    Who came here from go-fund me

  • Walt Thizzney
    Walt Thizzney 8 days ago

    Showers on site

  • Gray Farmer
    Gray Farmer 8 days ago

    Oohhh you mean the factory that Elon Musk can't run because he's bankrupt?

  • Jesus A.
    Jesus A. 8 days ago

    Come on Elon! I’m waiting for the future!

  • Marc
    Marc 8 days ago

    He is the Edison/Ford/Hughes of our time. He is changing the world.

  • Sir Kevin
    Sir Kevin 8 days ago

    Elon Musk is a fraud

  • ricgreen1
    ricgreen1 8 days ago

    Correction: The Model3 was unveiled in 2016, not July 2017.

  • St. Beautifulemkcus
    St. Beautifulemkcus 8 days ago

    One shift ??? 400 a day ?

  • St. Beautifulemkcus
    St. Beautifulemkcus 8 days ago

    I work in marriage at a GM plant .

  • 666dynomax
    666dynomax 8 days ago

    And meanwhile at the ford and g.m plants............ Crickets

    POWERSZ VLOGSZ 8 days ago

    Lol good job my man and yes its really obvious

  • Charles Lawrence
    Charles Lawrence 8 days ago

    I love this guy

  • Gr8ceful Gr8ceful
    Gr8ceful Gr8ceful 8 days ago

    I'm impressed... Felt he was quite open and honest about what his concerns are.

  • Mgtow Cushite
    Mgtow Cushite 8 days ago

    Elons problem isn't the fact that his product sucks. His problem is that his investors are forcing him to build his product from a simulated best case scenario situation. Not only is it dangerous to exclude human evaluation from your creation, you essentially are building your item from a cost benefit analysis. When you are building/producing from a technical point of view, it leaves the personal/human element out of the equation. If your product is intended for human consumers, ideally you would need human evaluation on all phases of development. Machines/A.I. can only build through specs that are based off of scenarios that are rational...from a numbers game, which can lead to calamity. If you build from the view from a father who has to transport his wife and children's point of view, then you have a safe product. I hope one day he can avoid the MSM ideals and go toward the ways of tesla.

  • ssan3257
    ssan3257 8 days ago

    How can a little boy like this be so damn rich? He is not impressive. His face looks like it is being pulled apart - is that a bad face lift?

  • MrBgklug
    MrBgklug 8 days ago

    Those glasses are terrible, glad she didnt wear them on the tour

  • Engineer 314
    Engineer 314 8 days ago

    “Most automated factory” a certain president isn’t thrilled

  • Gianluigi Mariano
    Gianluigi Mariano 8 days ago

    He’s so awkward and intelligent. My idol

  • Dotkid 617
    Dotkid 617 8 days ago

    Jewish Illuminati Puppet. Nikola Tesla’s work can only be perfected by Nikola Tesla 😎.....

    • Lisa Glass
      Lisa Glass 8 days ago

      Dotkid 617 Elon Musk Is From Africa.. Wtf Are You Talking About??

  • John Doe
    John Doe 8 days ago +2

    From billionaire wiz-kid to now working at the factory and sleeping in the break room. I didn't realize it had gotten so bad.

  • JZ
    JZ 8 days ago

    Long live Elong Musk!

  • GLaDOS
    GLaDOS 8 days ago

    TOO MANY ROBOTS. This is not luddism. It must take days to spot a bug or malfunction.

  • nuke018
    nuke018 8 days ago

    everyone knows Tesla will bankrupt

  • southchum101
    southchum101 8 days ago

    Tesla is a flop.

  • Catlily Holmes
    Catlily Holmes 8 days ago +2

    Is Elon Musk okay?

  • Ace Money
    Ace Money 8 days ago

    tvclip.biz/video/dfL-7uZEEwA/video.html you won’t regret it👍🏾

  • Yahya Khan
    Yahya Khan 8 days ago

    I wanna see Elon on undercover boss...... 😂😂

  • Standing Pineapple
    Standing Pineapple 8 days ago

    What a man!!!

  • DJZ
    DJZ 9 days ago

    Excellent interview!

  • DJ King Gersh
    DJ King Gersh 9 days ago +1

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  • Branimae _
    Branimae _ 9 days ago

    Elongated muskrat

  • Ruchik Animations
    Ruchik Animations 9 days ago

    Mr. elongated muskrat, are you in league with zucc

  • William Salazar
    William Salazar 9 days ago

    Elon Musk got hair transplant. Amazing what money can do to a person’s image.

  • captiantim1
    captiantim1 9 days ago

    call me would love to work on the production line.

  • bobrobert1123
    bobrobert1123 9 days ago

    This company would not survive without government subsidies

  • windaller
    windaller 9 days ago


  • Zane Glenn
    Zane Glenn 9 days ago

    I hope Tessa succeeds just b/c of Elon.

  • Anna Shimova
    Anna Shimova 9 days ago

    Spoof on Uber...has this happened to you guys with your drivers?

  • Theshiznitman
    Theshiznitman 9 days ago

    Can he not have a sofa bed delivered and in his office in 2 seconds?

  • guy3480
    guy3480 9 days ago

    Yo elon can i get a trip to mars before ww3? I aint about it tbh

  • the Professor
    the Professor 9 days ago +1

    It's too bad someone who's visualizing and building our future has to deal with the numbnuts that only see today's profit margin. Take off the blinders and get some vision Wall Street.

  • iamAX 830
    iamAX 830 9 days ago

    Sleeping on narrow sofa and or the floor is super inspiring ,hard worker, he loves what he doing is seen

  • Tech Genez
    Tech Genez 9 days ago

    Congrats Your Video is Featured on TechGenez.com

  • TheMrMeff
    TheMrMeff 9 days ago

    He needs to update his assembly machines to assembly 3s and inserters to stack inverters. Perhaps get some speed 3 beacons also.

  • Dancehall Daily
    Dancehall Daily 9 days ago

    She can get it that's all I'm going to say

  • 4c1dr3fl3x
    4c1dr3fl3x 9 days ago

    Hahahaha, bless you Elon. Way to troll EVERYONE. Now take a nap, dude. We can't afford to have you brainfried, and you look like you just had a 2 week Vegas bender.

  • AgeDrain
    AgeDrain 9 days ago

    You say you doin' work, but you're asking where the couch at
    How you doin' work when you asking where the couch at?

  • fatboy19831
    fatboy19831 9 days ago

    3:40 Hmmmmmm..

  • Юрий Коваленок

    How many it is necessary to have the likes of TVclip to buy a Tesla car X-model?


    Sleeping on the couch to make sure his business succeeds. That's why this guy is worth billions.

  • BeUnotATVrobot
    BeUnotATVrobot 9 days ago

    we should call a car, Brainwashed TV Robot, after everybody, because that's what we're turning into