A Tesla Model S is displayed during the London Motor and Tech Show at ExCel on May 16, 2019 in London, England.
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Tesla just lost a top manufacturing executive at the company’s Fremont, Calif., factory as the company works to ramp up production, industry publication Electrek reported Wednesday, citing an unnamed person familiar with matter.
The departure of Vice President of Production Peter Hochholdinger comes at a critical time as Tesla works to ramp up production and deliveries. In a companywide memo sent Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk tried to rally employees to hit the company’s aggressive vehicle production and delivery goals for the second quarter.
Hochholdinger, who previously a production executive at Audi, joined Tesla in 2016 and oversaw the electric car maker’s “car plant and seat factory in Fremont, CA, the castings site in Lathrop, CA and the Tilburg factory in The Netherlands,” according to his LinkedIn page….