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FRANKFURT Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk warned on Tuesday about the difficulties of speeding up production as an expert cautioned the carmaker's increased reliance on large-scale aluminium parts could bring new manufacturing challenges.
FRANKFURT/DETROIT Robots are not efficient enough for Tesla's new car factory in Germany, which plans to replace hundreds of them with giant aluminium casting machines to build simpler chassis parts, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
SINDELFINGEN, Germany Mercedes-Benz engineers are striving to meet every definition of comfort in the new S-Class sedan as they try to steal a march on rival Tesla, which wowed audiences with its "fart mode."
- von Vera Eckert und Christoph Steitz und Tom Käckenhoff und Edward Taylor
By Vera Eckert, Christoph Steitz, Tom Käckenhoff and Edward Taylor