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Elon Musk says this particular Tesla decision ‘was idiotic’

If you thought Tesla and CEO Elon Musk can do no wrong, then think again.

Elon Musk may have a unique business style and be considered quirky by some, but many of his admirers perceive him as a man who can do no wrong. However, not every decision made by the world’s wealthiest person is a spectacular masterstroke, and Musk even concedes that the decision to stop producing the Tesla Model X in 2020 was “idiotic.”

The Model X, with its falcon-wing-like doors, is one of the most well-known Tesla cars in the world. While the Tesla Model X was delivered for the first time in September 2015, the firm decided to pause production while developing an improved version.

Sales also decreased substantially as manufacturing fell – Model X and Model S production fell 55 percent in 2021 compared to 2020. The redesigned Model X was only released at the end of last year. Between the two, the popular Tesla may have lost a lot of ground.

The Model X is marketed as a capable electric SUV and is mostly produced at the company’s Fremont, California location. Its outward style has also piqued the interest of many EV consumers, with a claimed range of well over 500 kilometres. Despite its popularity, the Tesla Model 3 electric automobile, which is more cheap, is the company’s cash cow. Model 3 is Tesla’s unrivalled best-seller, available in every market where the company operates.