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Inside the Electronics Inside the Tesla Model S

In this Electronics360 webinar, IHS Teardown experts reveal key findings from inside the Tesla 2013 Model S and its electronic components. Tesla, the storied independent manufacturer of electric cars and electric powertrain components, is an industry disrupter constantly in the headlines—thanks to brash and bold maneuvers in the spheres of design, technology, energy and IP. Attendees will sharpen their competitive edge by understanding Tesla piece by piece from the perspective of an IHS Teardown expert.



Date: October 14, 2014
Time: 12 PM EDT (9 AM PDT)
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

In this Electronics360 webinar, IHS Teardown experts reveal key findings from inside the Tesla 2013 Model S and its electronic components.

The information revealed will help attendees stay competitive, reach new markets and negotiate more effectively through an intricate understanding of Tesla's electronic component bill of materials (BOM), made possible through an objective third party. The Tesla teardown project from IHS offers analysis on more than 10 key electronic vehicle parts, along with an in-depth exploration of the premium Media Control Unit, the instrument cluster and the battery. Analysis includes all sub-assemblies, including printed circuit boards, with regions highlighted by function, and manufacturers' names and part numbers.

Attendees will sharpen their competitive edge by understanding Tesla piece by piece from the perspective of an IHS Teardown expert.

Key Takeaways

  • Discover the details and pricing of electronic components to gain a competitive advantage in the market.
  • Leverage BOM analysis to negotiate with suppliers and decrease production costs.
  • Maintain a competitive edge by understanding what is involved in creating the latest disruptive technology models and devices.
  • Decrease time to market by understanding competitor parts and pricing before you negotiate with suppliers.

Speaker

Andrew Rassweiler, Senior Director, Materials & Cost Benchmarking, IHS Technology

Andrew Rassweiler manages the cost benchmarking services at IHS, which includes the teardown service as well as Component Price Tracker™, and Component Health Watch™ services.

Andrew also contributes as Sr. Principal Analyst for the teardown service. He is often cited in All Things Digital (part of the Wall Street Journal's digital network), and has made numerous appearances on Bloomberg West to discuss the cost structures of popular electronic devices. He has extensive knowledge on a wide variety of electronic systems and components.

Prior to joining IHS, Andrew was product manager at AVX Corporation, where he was responsible for the management and development of a number of lines of electronic components. Rassweiler earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance at the University of Central Florida and also studied at Florida Tech (formerly Florida Institute of Technology).