28 Aug '16, 5pm

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In addition to announcing plans to build up to 94,000 vehicles next year, Tesla released another lofty goal during its third quarter earnings conference call. CEO Elon Musk said the company is now working to increase drivetrain durability with the aim of building a unit that “never wears out.” Previously, Tesla had been targeting about 200,000 miles. “We are very happy with the quality of the drive unit,” Musk said during the earnings call. “We changed the goal of the drive unit endurance from being approximately 200,000 miles to being a million miles – basically we want drive units that just never wear out. That’s our goal. I think we made really good progress in that direction.” SEE ALSO: Tesla Q3 Earnings Report Induces After Hours Stock Price Spike One method Tesla is using to improve wear came from a change in the drive unit’s lubrication. “We transitioned to automati...

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