Tesla cars are revolutionary, and the Model S is no exception. It makes sense that a revolutionary car gets build in a revolutionary way. Amongst the 3000 humans working on the cars are 160 robots who build the things we drive
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These super-cool multi-taskers spend their days installing windshields, painting cars and lifting everything from 20,000lbs of aluminum coil to the smallest detailing tools.
“We are utilizing automation to the fullest. We have a variety of robots from the tiny little ones to huge ones that are able to move the entire body itself.” – Gilbert Passin, Vice President of manufacturing at Tesla motors
While automation is nothing new, having been around since the days of Henry Ford, Tesla has taken the process to another level.