Originally Posted by boston
They design of the cars lacks many elements of engineering economy. They build panels and other parts in a far too complex manner. As a result costs are higher.
There are plenty of opportunities to reduce expenses. This layoff its typical and normal in any fast growing company which naturally develop areas of expertise that suddenly are no longer needed.
Interesting take; fair as well I'd say.
Regarding the laying off expertise...it's also the silicon valley way.