Report: Tesla Loses Production Chief

June 26, 2019
Reportedly, Tesla lost its head of production in charge of all vehicle manufacturing at its northern California factory.

June 26, 2019—Tesla recently lost its head of production in charge of all vehicle manufacturing at its Fremont, Calif. factory, according to Electrek.

Peter Hochholdinger is not at the automaker anymore, according to a source familiar with the matter. The source tipped Electrek about the executive not being at the automaker anymore and the publication confirmed with another source that Hochholdinger is not in Tesla’s directory any longer.

The head of production’s departure comes at a critical for Tesla’s manufacturing team, as the automaker is trying to massively increase its production capacity and figure out a way to fit Model Y production at its crowded Fremont factory.

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