Say you own a Tesla Model S—or maybe you're considering purchasing one—have you ever wondered who supplies the various nuts and bolts that make it function?

Well, we're not sure where those nuts and bolts come from, nor do we care, but it is interesting to discover where the Model S more vital components come from.

The essential electric parts, including the battery pack, electric motor, on-board charger and universal connector are all homegrown Tesla Motors components, but most of the other parts are flown in from automotive suppliers around the globe.

Brakes? Brembo-Italy

Electric Power Steering? ZF-Germany

Power Seat Recliner? Fisher Dynamics-US

And the list goes on.

Check out the infographic above to find out who supplies some of the various bits that make the Tesla Model S a complete and utterly remarkable automobile.

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