Date:20 June 2014
When Tesla’s Model S sedan proved vulnerable to impact-related battery fires last year, the company acted quickly. Although only three cars caught fire, Tesla developed a new aluminium and titanium underbody shield system to further protect the battery, which is located under the floor (existing models will be retrofitted). With its flexible, high-tech Model S assembly plant in Fremont, California, the company was able to swiftly implement the safety modifications.
Take a peek inside Tesla’s Model S factory to see how this revolutionary battery-powered vehicle is made…
– Andrew Del-Colle