22 Jul '14, 5pm

Tesla Gears Up For Model X Production, Idles Plant For Retooling

Tesla Gears Up For Model X Production, Idles Plant For Retooling

Tesla will be doing something new to the company in the coming months: producing more than one type of vehicle at a time. Tesla will soon build both the new Model X SUV along with its existing Model S sedan on the same production line. The company started with just the hand-built Roadster in 2008, then ceased that and switched over in 2012 exclusively producing the Model S. Now in order to add the pending Model X SUV alongside the Model S sedan, some factory upgrades are needed to help facilitate Tesla’s increased multi-tasking. According to Automotive News , that includes a shutdown yesterday to its California-located plant, and a $100 million investment to speed up the current assembly process by around 25 percent. Tesla produced around 800 Model S sedans per week before the shutdown, and CEO Elon Musk has previously said his goal was to increase that to 1,000 units a we...

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