Tesla looking to start Model Y production in November 2019


Tesla is looking to start production of its Model Y SUV in the U.S. in November 2019 before setting up a setting up factory in China two years later, two inside sources told Reuters mid-April.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is aiming to move one million examples of the compact crossover per year, despite the fact he admitted April 12 that orders of the Model Y’s sibling, the Model 3, would see a “time shift” of six to nine months’ delay.

Musk is taking preliminary bids from suppliers for the Model Y, Reuters quotes its sources, which he plans to build in the automaker’s Fremont, California plant beginning next year. Tesla has offered no official comment on the Model Y’s production timeline. Read more about the Tesla looking to start Model Y...

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10 May 2018


By NICHOLAS MARONESE