Elon Musk Describes Tesla Differences and Advantages

Elon Musk describes Tesla differences and advantages. This was highlighted with commentary from Dave Lee. Typical OEMs (car makers) just assemble car parts made by suppliers and may make the engine. Other carmakers do not write their own software. OEMs use a car dealer network to sell and service their cars. Tesla sells and services …

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Elon Musk Interview at the All in Podcast

Elon Musk was interview at the All in Podcast. There were some highlights. Elon Musk thinks it is 100% certain that nuclear fusion will technically work. The question is will nuclear fusion be economically viable. Elon thinks nuclear fusion will not be economically viable. Elon repeated his point that there is a low birthrate problem. …

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Tesla Austin Factory Architected for 3D Innovation Flow and 10 Million Cars Per Year per Gigafactory

Joe Justice (x-Tesla Agile Program Manager) describes how the Tesla Austin Factory has been architected 3D agile cells. Each hexagonal agile cell can send product from the cell to any other adjacent cell. The cells are connecting in 3 dimensions. Cells can be beside in two dimensions but they can also be above or below. …

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Second Tesla Shanghai Factory Confirmed

Tesla has confirmed they will build a new factory on land near its existing Shanghai plant which is poised to add an annual capacity of 450,000 cars. Tesla still reports that Shanghai currently builds over 450,000 cars per year even though monthly runrates are actually over 800,000 cars per year and capacity is over 1 …

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