J.D. Power’s annual United States Initial Quality Survey was released today and revealed that Tesla’s build quality score actually improved since last year. In general, however, build quality suffered across the board this year due to supply chain woes, with only nine of the 33 ranked brands seeing quality improvement year over year.
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