Assembly line Stories April 28, 2016

A German publication, Captain Gadget, managed to get authorization from Tesla to film the Model X assembly line at the Fremont factory in California. The result is rare footage of Tesla’s highly automated assembly line and rarely seen sections of the factory. expand full story

Assembly line Stories February 21, 2016

Tesla released over the weekend a new short video of a timelapse of the Model X assembly line titled: “Symphony of robots building Model X“. expand full story

Assembly line Stories December 18, 2015

Tesla published a new video on its Youtube channel of a Model S traveling down the assembly line at its plant in Tilburg, Netherlands. The automaker opened the new 78,000 square-meter (840,000 sq-ft) plant in the city earlier this year. expand full story

Assembly line Stories October 20, 2015

Tesla Motors uses quite a few robots on its assembly lines. Earlier this summer, the company was completing its second assembly line and CEO Elon Musk confirmed 542 robots will be working on it, including 15 operating simultaneously at the central assembly point. expand full story

Assembly line Stories September 28, 2015

As images of the Tesla Model X are rolling off the assembly line, we are seeing a number of improvements to the car over prototypes that have been publicly shown. One such improvement was revealed in a video showing the front trunk or ‘Frunk’ of the Model X. Compare the size of the Frunk in the shipping model above to a Prototype shown off by CEO Elon Musk last year.

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Another image of the Model X Frunk, straight on the assembly line, is below.  expand full story

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