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Making Electric Cars = Rocket Science (+ White Walls)

Followers of Tesla know that Tesla co-founder, CEO, and Product Architect Elon Musk is also the founder, CEO, and Chief Designer at SpaceX. If you only had a hunch beforehand that Musk and the Tesla team are using rocket science and rocket technology on the Model S and the company’s other electric vehicles, I can tell you that I have heard Musk say that they are indeed doing so.

A Wired video about Tesla’s megafactory also indicates that the electric car company is using its rocket science know-how to build these wonderful cars. And it explains why the factory has such clean, white walls and ceilings. Watch the video here:

 
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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA], NIO [NIO], Xpeng [XPEV], Ford [F], ChargePoint [CHPT], Amazon [AMZN], Piedmont Lithium [PLL], Lithium Americas [LAC], Albemarle Corporation [ALB], Nouveau Monde Graphite [NMGRF], Talon Metals [TLOFF], Arclight Clean Transition Corp [ACTC], and Starbucks [SBUX]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.

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