It is 1,407 kilometers (874 miles) from John O’Groats at the northern tip of the UK to Lands End at the bottom of the country. This summer, a Ford Mustang Mach-E driven by Fergal McGrath, Kevin Booker, and Adam Wood, with BBCcorrespondent Paul Clifton along as the official observer, set a Guinness World Record for electric cars by covering that distance using the least amount of electricity ever recorded. The car averaged more than 6.5 miles per kWh. The previous record for an electric car along the same route was 1.8 miles per kWh, set by a Tesla.
Supply chain issues brought on by the pandemic have been particularly challenging for the automotive sector. A global chip shortage among an onslaught of supply chain obstacles have adversely affected the entire industry. Tesla’s vertically integrated strategy proved to be very advantageous when facing these supply chain challenges.Read More
The mayor of a municipal area in the north of England called on Elon Musk to build a gigafactory for the production of electric vehicles in Tees Valley. The offer comes after the head of Tesla said that the company intends to have up to 12 factories around the world.Read More