How the Tesla Model S is Made | The Window | Wired

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If founder Elon Musk is right, Tesla Motors just might reinvent the American auto industry—with specialized robots building slick electric cars in a factory …

Michel Baudin‘s insight:

Tesla just released this promotional video showing glimpses of its factory, the former NUMMI plant in Fremont, CA. Tesla is partialy owned by Toyota.

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One comment on “How the Tesla Model S is Made | The Window | Wired

  1. Isn’t this much, much more automated than Toyota’s factories? I se they use robots for placing the windshield, the seats, etc.
    And aren’t they slower than Toyota? They take 3-5 days to complete the cycle, while Toyota generally only takes about 1 day (26 hours in their Guangzhou factory, for example).
    I’d be curious to know what Toyota engineers think of this 🙂

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