This week’s top stories: Tesla Model Y renders, Model 3 production & delivery, Google’s Project Sunroof, & EV news from Volvo, Lucid Motors & more


In this week’s top stories: Tesla Model Y renders, Model 3 production & delivery process, Google’s Project Sunroof Data, and EV news from Lucid Motors, BMW, and Volvo.

We kick things off this week with some unofficial Tesla Model Y renders that we think could be some of the most realistic yet. Musk talks Tesla Model 3 production as well as the 5 minute delivery process, paperwork & instruction videos. We get a rare look inside Tesla Gigafactory. And Tesla’s ‘Vision’ and Autopilot chip efforts are validated by Intel’s $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye.

Lucid Motors announces a $60,000 base price for its all-electric luxury sedan. A BMW exec casts doubts on Tesla’s ability to produce Model 3 in volume at $35,000. Volvo aggressively pushes for its first long-range electric car to start between $35,000 and $40,000. And Google releases its Project Sunroof Data: 79% of US rooftops analyzed are viable for solar – is yours?

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s Logic Pros series.