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October 2015 - February 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 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

Tesla Model Y Stories December 26, 2017

After some confusion over Tesla’s plan to build an electric pickup truck at the Tesla Semi event last month, CEO Elon Musk now confirms that a Tesla pickup truck is coming “right after Model Y.” expand full story

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Tesla Model Y Stories September 4, 2017

Last year, Tesla shared its ambitious plans to increase its annual production capacity to 500,000 vehicles in 2018 with new Model 3 production. It’s a higher planned production capacity than any other all-electric vehicle offered today.

But Tesla also plans to repeat it with the upcoming ‘Model Y’ and now a new report suggests that both vehicles could virtually dominate the global EV market early in the next decade. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories August 2, 2017

Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised people earlier this year when he said that Model Y, Tesla’s upcoming small SUV, will be built on a new platform for production in “late 2019 to 2020”.

That was a change from their previous plan to build the vehicle on the Model 3 platform in order to bring it to market faster.

Now Musk said that he walked back on his latest announcement and Tesla will go back to its original plan in order to bring the car to market sooner. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories June 6, 2017

Tesla has released the first teaser image for the Model Y, the automaker’s upcoming all-electric compact SUV.

The image was unveiled at Tesla’s 2017 Annual Shareholder Meeting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories May 3, 2017

During a conference call with analysts following Tesla’s first quarter financial results, CEO Elon Musk said that the Model Y, Tesla’s upcoming all-electric crossover, will be coming in “2020” or “late 2019” at best.

Musk describes the vehicle as key to Tesla’s achieving its goal of 1 million cars per year in 2020. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories March 28, 2017

Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the company’s all-electric compact SUV, called Model Y, is still “a few years” away from production.

Today, the CEO reportedly teased that an announcement about the vehicle is coming “next week”. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories March 24, 2017

Some speculated that Tesla’s upcoming all-electric crossover/compact SUV called Model Y could follow the Model 3 closely to production in order for Tesla to deliver on its ambitious production goals of 500,000 vehicles in 2018 and 1 million in 2020.

Today, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the Model Y is still “a few years” away. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories March 14, 2017

The Tesla Model Y is expected to be a compact SUV built on the same platform as the Model 3. The automaker hasn’t officially commented on when it plans to unveil the vehicle, but we have to assume that it will be relatively soon based on comments made by CEO Elon Musk.

In the meantime, we get another visual help to envision the vehicle with this new unofficial render. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories March 13, 2017

Last month, Volvo confirmed that it plans for its first all-electric vehicle to come in 2019 with battery pack options up to 100 kWh.

Now the company adds that it plans to sell the vehicle in the US for an aggressive starting price of $35,000 to $40,000 with at least 250 miles of range. expand full story

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