Sunday, January 24

Tesla Stopped a ‘Brake and Roll’ Test as it Pushed to Hit Model 3 Goals

  • Tesla has decided to skip a “brake-and-roll” testing step in the manufacturing of its Model 3 vehicles.
  • Tesla says it tests the Model 3’s brakes and alignment in other parts of the factory, so the tests were redundant.
  • Shares in the electric vehicle maker plunged by more than 6 percent on Tuesday in mid-day trading.

As it pushed to hit its electric vehicle production targets for the quarter, Tesla decided to skip “brake-and-roll” testing for its Model 3 sedans in its Fremont factory.

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