Lean Six Sigma / Industrial Robotics / Supply Chain Management

Tesla builds no-frills production line to churn out Model 3 cars more quickly

By the Los Angeles Times

Jun 18, 2018

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Electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. has set up an additional, no-frills production line to churn out vehicles, according to Chief Executive Elon Musk.

Musk tweeted a photo Saturday of a general assembly line that he said was built in three weeks with “minimal resources.” The photo shows a Model 3 rolling off the line in what appears to be a temporary tent-like structure.

Tesla has been beset by manufacturing problems, including the use of cutting-edge robotics that ended up slowing production rather than speeding it up. Musk said this month that Tesla had worked through many of the issues.

Read the full story at latimes.com.