25 May '18, 8pm

Tesla airlifts factory machinery from Europe to speed Model 3 production, Reuters

Tesla factory, Fremont, California Enlarge Photo Tesla airlifted six plane loads of factory machinery from Europe to California to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric car, according to a Reuters report . Reuters cited two people familiar with the arrangement, who were not authorized to speak on the record. Transporting factory machinery by air is rare in the auto industry due to the size and weight of automotive assembly robots. Most automakers build and test their final manufacturing equipment and test it well ahead of time to avoid such expensive adjustments later on. One of the sources in the Reuters story said, "As usual with Tesla, everything is being done in a massive hurry and money seems to be no obstacle." Tesla gigafactory, March 2016, shown in drone footage posted to YouTube by Above Reno Enlarge Photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the compa...

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