Elon Musk has set an aggressive new target for production of the Model 3, and it will operate its Fremont, California factory 24 hours a day in order to meet the goal, according to an internal email obtained by Jalopnik.

Musk now says Tesla needs to make 6,000 Model 3s per week by the end of June, an increase of the company’s previous target of 5,000 per week. The reason for the new target, he says, is that 5,000 Model 3s per week leaves the company with “no margin for error” across the company’s manufacturing process and supply chain. “Actual production will move as fast as the least lucky and least well-executed part of the entire Tesla production/supply chain system,” he writes.

To accomplish these production numbers, Musk says Tesla…

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