A group of current and former Tesla employees claim that the electric car manufacturer has problems mounting its vehicles on time because a large proportion of the parts received from suppliers are below standard.
CNBC claims that according to a recent Tesla engineer, about 40 percent of the parts manufactured or obtained at the Tesla factory in Fremont need to be reworked. The employee also notes that the need to review and revise parts is a factor in Model 3 delays.
In addition, another current employee claims that Tesla has difficulty achieving production goals due to faulty parts. Teams of technicians and engineers from its remanufacturing lines and service centers have also been engaged in the rework and repairs, staffing.
In addition, Tesla will allegedly send faulty and damaged parts from Fremont to its reprocessing facility in California.
In response, Tesla issued a strongly worded statement rejecting quality issues with its parts and vehicles:
"Every model S or model X in the line needs to go through hundreds of test points Each vehicle undergoes an additional quality control process with more than 500 additional tests and tests.Most problems identified at the end of the inspection are extremely small and are resolved within a few minutes. "
It is common practice for large automakers, second-hand To evaluate and repair vehicle parts in remanufacturing facilities to make them as good as possible. These parts are typically used by certified used vehicles or repaired vehicles. Unlike others, Tesla does not relocate remanufacturing, but internally.
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