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Tesla pauses production of Model 3 again

Tesla pauses production of Model 3 again

Tesla Inc. is suspending production of the Model 3 sedan for at least the second time in roughly two months, just after Chief Executive Elon Musk admitted to mistakes that hindered his most important car.

The company informed employees that the pause will last four to five days, Buzzfeed reported Monday. A Tesla spokesman referred back to a statement provided last month, when Bloomberg News first reported that Model 3 production was idled from Feb. 20 to 24. The maker of electric cars said then that it planned periods of downtime at both its vehicle and battery factories to improve automation and address bottlenecks.

The hiatus is another setback for the first model Musk has...