Tesla Motors hires Audi veteran as vice-president

Tesla Motors, the electric-car maker run by billionaire Elon Musk, hired Audi's Peter Hochholdinger to help oversee production as it seeks to boost vehicle output about 10-fold by 2018. Hochholdinger will be vice-president of vehicle production, Tesla said Friday in an e-mailed statement.

He'll be expected to boost production of Model S and Model X cars while building a manufacturing program for the new Model 3, Tesla said. "Tesla is excited to have Peter join the team," the company said in the statement. Musk, Tesla's.....

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