Tesla hoped to avoid an expensive manufacturing step by using stainless steel for the truck's outside shell.

It does not require painting because it is corrosion-resistant.

However, it is rarely employed in part to build vehicle bodywork.

because it is less bendable than traditional materials.

There is no industry-wide understanding on how to construct stainless steel cars.

As a result, they will meet a slew of surprises that no one is aware of

Doug Betts, president of J.D. Power's automotive division, stated this

And, although Tesla excels at software and powertrain development,