The Future: Behind the Scenes of How the Tesla Model S is Made

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If founder Elon Musk is right, Tesla Motors just might reinvent the American auto industry—with specialized robots building slick electric cars in a factory straight from the future. That’s where the battery-powered Model S is born.

Currently it takes 3-5 days to go from raw material to a completed car, and during that period only 4 humans are involved in its manufacture. All else is done by robots.