Video: How The Tesla Model S Is Made

When Elon Musk took over Tesla Motors, he set out to create not just a different kind of electric car, but a different kind of car company. This even includes the manufacturing methods Tesla uses to put its all-aluminum Tesla Model S electric sedans together, as seen in this video from inside the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California.

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Video: Fire Department Tears Open Tesla Model S, For Science

Electric vehicles present a unique challenge to emergency first responders, many of whom have never had to deal with an EV in a life-or-death situation before. So it is important that these brave men and women are properly trained in the handling of these new-fangled electric vehicles. Tesla Motors graciously donated a Model S sedan to help demonstrate the proper method of tearing their car open like a tin car.

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NY Times Has Tesla Troubles, Elon Musk Says Not So Fast

Telsa Motors is arguably the most successful electric car maker in the world, and journalists have rightly praised the fantastic Model S sedan. Even so though, Tesla seems wary of media attention, and the company is ready to pounce on any negative perceptions of their electric baby. Elon Musk came out swinging against a recent New York Times article, pitting the Old Grey Lady against the Silicon Valley Bad Boy.

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Video: A Look Inside The Tesla Factory

In 1984, GM and Toyota joined forces to open the NUMMI plant in Fremont, California, a state-of-the-art factory that built such memorable vehicles as the Toyota Matrix and Pontiac Vibe. Today though, the Fremont factory produces a truly futuristic vehicle, the Tesla Model S. The National Geographic series “Megafactories” takes a look inside this futuristic facility.

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