How it's made: The Tesla Model S electric car (video)

Tesla Model S factory
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Humans and robots, working together -- Asimov would be proud!

Tesla recently said they were confident they could double their electric car production to 800 per week by late 2014. That's a nice abstract number, but how do they actually do that? How are they different from other automakers when it comes to actually building their cars? What makes them so efficient?

Tesla Model S factoryYoutube/Screen capture

The video below, produced by WIRED magazine, allows us to take a look inside the 5 million-square-foot NUMMI plant in Fremont, California, and see where the magic takes place.

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