Tesla shares dropped over 3% on Friday, impacted by various operational challenges.
Red Sea crisis caused supply chain delays, leading to the suspension of-
Tesla's Berlin factory production from Jan. 29 to Feb. 11.
Houthi militia attacks in the Red Sea disrupted global trade,
affecting Tesla's transportation and supply chains.
Baird analysts predict a 10,000 to 14,000 vehicle delivery hit in-
Tesla's Q1 due to the German production suspension.
Morgan Stanley noted ongoing Tesla price cuts, especially in China, but they-
were more moderate than expected. Tesla's price reductions in the past year affected sales to-
rental companies like Hertz, removing 20,000 EVs from its fleet.
Hertz's move aims to balance supply with demand and address cost issues related to EV damage and depreciation.
Labor strikes in Sweden and Scandinavia are impacting Tesla's business and reputation in Europe.
In the U.S., Tesla raises worker pay rates to deter unionization, following wins by United Auto Workers in 2023.
United Auto Workers plan to organize beyond the Big Three, targeting companies like Tesla and Toyota.