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Even after massively increasing production of the Model 3, Tesla still hasn't managed to offer the car at its touted price of $35,000. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Tesla's Challenge: Leaving Behind The Lap Of Luxury

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Tesla vehicles sit parked outside a new Tesla showroom and service center in Brooklyn, New York on July 5. The electric car company has come under increasing scrutiny following a crash of one of its electric cars while using the controversial Autopilot feature. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

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Founder James Dyson speaks at a launch event in 2013 for the Dyson Airblade, a high-power hand dryer found in public bathrooms. The Dyson company may be branching out into electric cars. Mark Von Holden/AP Images for Dyson hide caption

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