Tesla's head of production in charge of all vehicle manufacturing at its Fremont factory, Peter Hochholdinger, has left the company, according to electrek.
Hochholdinger had come from Audi, where he was previously in charge of production for the Audi A4, A5 and Q5. At Audi, he oversaw more than 400,000 cars being built annually. Tesla touted his hire in 2016, sending out a press release at the time and saying they were "excited" to have him join the team. He was widely regarded as a veteran manufacturing executive that would lend credibility and much needed experience to the Model 3 manufacturing process.
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His tenure at Tesla lasted barely over 3 years, which is basically a lifetime compared to many other executives who have departed the company in shorter order. Even the pro-Tesla bloggers at electrek couldn't put a positive spin on Hochholdinger's departure, stating:
While I often defend Tesla on their highly publicized executive departures, I think it’s fair to say that...
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