Did you know that Tesla relies on SKF ceramic bearings for the Model S motor? Should you care?
Well, in this video both SKF and Tesla discuss the importance of something so seemingly minor as motor bearings. Of particular interest is that SKF claims that one of its goal is to assist the automotive world in making the most energy efficient vehicles possible.
But what actually grabs our attention is where the video is shot and who hosts the video segment. Race car driver Jeff Burton of NASCAR is the host and the video is shot within Tesla's Fremont factory, providing us with one of those rare glimpses inside Fremont.