Lifting the curtain of secrecy covering many of its activities, Tesla recently offered glimpses into its expanding presence in Canada, where this innovative automaker is building some of the “machines that build the machine”, in the words of Elon Musk, its visionary founder.
Released just in time for Thanksgiving, a video introduces its team in Ontario, where new custom manufacturing equipment is being designed and built, that will subsequently be used in its assembly plants elsewhere in the world.
Third Quarter Progress Report
As Tesla was presenting its 3Q 2021 earnings, interest focused on delivery of the first vehicles powered by 4680 cells. Chief Technology Officer Drew Baglino confidently mentioned early 2022, asserting that structural aspects, as well as battery, crash, range, and reliability testing would be completed by the end of the year.
While stressing that the main focus is on quality for producing these battery cells, he issued a [...]