Would not surprise me in any way. I wonder if they'd buy an existing company (like cannondale).
I'm not sure why their designers would focus on QC/QA... seems like a poor use of their time.Please just focus on delivering vehicles with high QC.
Makes sense. They surely have bigger plans than strictly automobiles. Plenty of car companies at one time or another manufactured bicycles, and plenty of car manufacturers started out as something else.
Toyota : textiles
Mazda : cork wares
Lamborghini : tractors
Volvo : ball bearings