Tesla Model 3 collects the battery by hand, trying to meet deadlines
Despite all the promises to increase the volume of supplies Tesla New Tesla Model 3, the company still can not provide all those who made the order, new cars. Delays related to the lack of batteries, which are assembled by hand and often in the process involve not the most skilled workers, - reports CNBC.
Employees Gigafactory told the press that up to fully automated factory is still very far away, and many of the processes, as well as the assembly of batteries for the new Model 3, still occur manually. Professionals from Tesla was missing back in mid-December, so the company asked for Panasonic, a supplier of components for batteries, isolate her skilled assemblers. In a conversation with CNBC engineers said that the battery is not going very well, and the necessary tests are not carried out. Automated same line has been established, and its slightest malfunction leads to a complete production stop. Company officials did not agree with the allegations and explained that the manual assembly of the battery, on the contrary, helps shop workers to control the process at all stages, allowing you to reduce the presence of a marriage to a minimum.
In August last year, Elon Musk said that by year-end with the pipeline will go to about five thousand Model 3 a week, but in the third quarter came to collect only 220, but all were released about two thousand Model 3.