Despite all the promises Tesla to increase the volume of deliveries of new Tesla Model 3, the company still can not provide everyone who did order new cars. Delays due to shortage of batteries, which are hand-picked and often in the process will engage the most qualified workers — according to CNBC.
Employees Gigafactory told the press that to complete automation, the plant is still very far away, and many of the processes as Assembly of batteries for new Model 3, still occur manually. Specialists at Tesla was missing back in mid-December, so the company asked Panasonic, a provider of components for batteries, to assign qualified builders.
In a conversation with CNBC's engineers said that the battery is not going very well, and the necessary tests are conducted. The automated line is not established, and the slightest failure leads to complete halt of production. Company officials disagree with the allegations and explain that manual Assembly of the battery, on the contrary, helps the workers to control the process at all stages, allowing to reduce marriage to a minimum.
In August last year, Elon Musk talked about the fact that by the end of the year from the conveyor will descend about five thousand Model 3 a week, but in the third quarter turned out to collect only 220, and in all there were about two thousand Model 3.
During a press conference on the announcement function of the autopilot in the Tesla Model S, which took place in October of 2015, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that every driver will be "coach-expert" for each Model S.
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is going before the end of this year to complete work on his electric truck, and in the next year to begin selling it, — Electrek.
Japanese inventor Hideo Tsurumaki worked at Toyota, but after the tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, resigned from the company and decided a floating car, which in the case of repeated flooding will save the owner.