12 May '18, 1pm

Highly Automated Tesla Model 3 Production Ramp Just Too Highly Automated

Highly Automated Tesla Model 3 Production Ramp Just Too Highly Automated

Automotive consultant Sandy Munro also touched on Tesla’s automation aggravation in a lengthy discussion of his company’s teardown of a Model 3 . He believes Tesla has hurt itself by ignoring conventional industry wisdom about manufacturing processes, but notes that there’s no shortage of experts out there who could help the company get back on track. It wouldn’t be unprecedented for Tesla to seek outside help — it brought in the engineering consulting firm Ricardo in 2007 when it was having trouble with the Roadster transmission, and in 2009 it partnered with Daimler , which helped with the development of Model S.

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