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Siry's blog: High Quality, Affordable EVs Made in China?

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by doug, Mar 9, 2009.

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    Greentech Media: Green Light » Blog Archive » High Quality, Affordable EVs. Made in China?

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    With the second comment by "Kery Bradshaw"

    I don't think it is impossible for Tesla to succeed without offshore manufacturing - there are drawbacks too having nothing to do with quality (as with tying up the inventory with shipping the original ESS manufacturing). But admittedly it should be something considered.
     
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    #4 stopcrazypp, Mar 10, 2009
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    I have figured a while ago that making a car in china, but using US management, is a way to start a car company. Domestic manufacturing ( building the factory, rent, and hiring) gets very expensive, and the chance of success is very slim without a higher priced car with good margins. The $57k price target set for the Model S is very aggressive even for the smaller battery pack.
     
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