Tesla Model 3 Overview Updated May 25, 2020

Tesla Model 3

Tesla's third generation and least expensive vehicle to date

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December 2014 - May 2020


The Tesla Model 3 is the first vehicle built on Tesla’s third-generation platform. It aims to reduce the entry price for electric vehicles while not making any compromise on range and performance.

The Model 3 starts at $35,000 in the US and deliveries to employees and company insiders began in mid-2017 – customer deliveries begin in late 2017.

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Tesla Model 3 Stories May 25

Tesla has filed with the Chinese government for approval to sell a new version of the Model 3 with cheaper lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories May 21

A company specializing in convertible conversions tackled the Tesla Model 3 and turned the electric car into a convertible — dope or nope? expand full story

Tesla has brought back to life its previously discontinued Model 3 Long Range RWD as a made-in-China vehicle, and it officially started deliveries in the country. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories May 13

When Tesla launched Model Y, it had a few interior features that weren’t available in Model 3, but now the automaker has started to update the electric sedan to match the features found in its younger but bigger brother. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories May 9

Catherine Wood, chief executive of ARK Investment Management, yesterday addressed concerns about how electric vehicle adoption will be affected by low oil prices. She underscored that the biggest factor for total-cost-of-ownership is auto residual values. While the value of used cars is tumbling, the trade-in values of Tesla EVs are holding firm.

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Tesla Model 3 Stories May 5

The new car market in the UK went off a cliff in April, plummeting 97.3%. Only 4,321 new cars were registered in April. In this highly unusual situation, 31.8% of sales were battery-electric vehicles.

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Tesla Model 3 Stories May 1

Tesla has officially reduced the price of the made-in-China Model 3 in order to regain access to local incentive access.

The electric car now starts at just the equivalent of $38,500 in China. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories April 22

The Tesla Model 3 didn’t go on sale until halfway through 2017. But in less than three years, the Model 3 has radically shifted how and when EV drivers charge their cars. That comes through loud and clear when comparing the charging patterns of EVs in 2014 and 2019. FleetCarma, which helps utilities understand and manage EV charging, today published data based on a new study of 3,900 electric vehicles.

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Tesla Model 3 Stories April 21

Tesla delivered a whole fleet of Model 3 electric cars to the Thai police who turned them into police patrol cars. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories April 10

A new salvaged Tesla Model 3 is hitting the market and after seeing the pictures, it’s hard to believe it is still ‘driveable’ but it is… expand full story

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