Tesla Model Y Overview Updated December 3, 2018

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October 2015 - December 2018


‘Tesla Model Y’ is not an official name yet, but that’s what Tesla officials have been referring to when talking about a crossover all-electric vehicle built on the same third generation platform as the Tesla Model 3. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the vehicle will feature ‘Falcon Wing’ doors like the Model X.

The vehicle is expected to be very similar to the Model 3 and feature similar options as the Model 3, like the Model S is similar to the Model X.

Tesla has yet to unveil the Model Y, but the company is reportedly in advanced stages of the development of the vehicle and it should be unveiled soon. It is expected to hit production shortly after the Model 3 (around 2018).

Tesla Model Y Stories December 3

Tesla is supposed to bring Model Y, its upcoming small electric SUV, to production quite fast and yet, it doesn’t have a factory officially assigned to it.

Today, leaked documents reportedly reveal more about Tesla’s plans to build Model Y at Gigafactory 1 by end of 2020, have another production line in the China Gigafactory 3 a few months later, and have a third-row seat. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories October 24

During the conference call for Tesla’s third quarter financial results, we got a rare update about the Model Y, Tesla’s upcoming all-electric crossover.

CEO Elon Musk said that he approved the Model Y prototype for production, which is targeted for 2020. expand full story

In a new regulatory filing in China, Tesla revealed that it will build its upcoming Model Y along with Model 3 at its new Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories October 22

Tesla Model Y is about to come centerstage in the EV world. While the automaker still has some work to do to ramp up production of the Model 3, CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla will quickly make the upcoming affordable electric crossover the priority. However this will have to wait until the company’s Model 3 production tribulations are all under control.

At any rate, here is what to expect for Model Y. We’ve also got a few polls for you to answer regarding some of its features… expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories June 5

While Tesla is still very much focused on Model 3 production, the automaker and CEO Elon Musk have still been gradually teasing the upcoming Model Y despite the new vehicle still being years away.

Tesla has now released another image of the upcoming all-electric compact SUV. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories May 24

In response to a twitter query tonight, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a reveal date for the Model Y: “March 15.”

Soon afterwards, he claimed that he “just made it up, because the Ides of March sounded good,” but added that we should “consider it real” since that date falls within Tesla’s rough target for unveiling the car sometime between late 2018 and mid-2019 anyway.

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Tesla Model Y Stories May 2

During Tesla’s conference call today, CEO Elon Musk elaborated on Tesla’s plan to bring Model Y, the automaker’s upcoming all-electric CUV, to production and he said that the vehicle will bring ‘a manufacturing revolution’ in 2020. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories April 11

In the midst of the Tesla Model 3 rollout, where Tesla is now producing about 2,000 cars a week, the company is apparently not letting that slow down its future plans.  Today, Reuters reported that automotive suppliers have received a Request for Information (RFI) from Tesla about Model Y parts.

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Tesla Model Y Stories March 9

Recent comments by CEO Elon Musk have led people to believe that Tesla may soon unveil the Model Y, the automaker’s upcoming all-electric CUV.

Now the company has started posting job listings for engineers to join the new Model Y program. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories February 7

It hasn’t been clear when Tesla plans to bring to market the Model Y, the automaker’s upcoming all-electric compact SUV, but CEO Elon Musk has now commented on a timeline for the vehicle. expand full story

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