This week’s top stories: Tesla underselling Model 3 performance, Toyota says Elon Musk is right, and more

In this week’s top stories: Tesla may be underselling some Model 3 specs based on newly released EPA documents, Tesla delivers the first Model 3 in New York, Elon Musk talks “production hell,” and much more. Read on for this week’s top stories…

This week, a newly released document from the EPA indicated that Tesla may be underselling Model 3 performance. The EPA document indicates that while the Model 3 with ‘Long Range’ battery pack has a range of 310 miles on a charge, the EPA cycle testing showed 334 miles of range. Tesla, however, asked the EPA to lower that to an official range of 310 miles.

Tesla also this week delivered the first Model 3 in New York, which offered the first look a the design with a front license plate. Meanwhile, Elon Musk hinted at “production hell” at Tesla’s battery Gigafactory in Nevada.

Elsewhere, Toyota admitted this week that “Elon Musk is right” about fuel cell, but nevertheless is moving forward with hydrogen. Toyota’s Yoshikazu Tanaka remarked that Musk, who called hydrogen fuel cell “incredibly dumb” in the past “is right” in some aspects.

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

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