Tesla Confessional: Employees Flag Production Flaws

Quality and quantity is not an easy task. According to nine current and former Tesla employees, the first pit stop for most new Teslas is the repair shop.

The employees cited internal tracking figures that noted more than 90 percent of Model S and Model X vehicles as having defects after manufacturing. With production inefficiency being a major concern with the Model 3, the alleged time and money wasted in repairs point to issues with basic manufacturing. Highly efficient automakers, like Toyota, hold an average of about 10% of cars needing post-manufacturing fixes. 

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