Tesla Model Y Overview Updated February 7, 2019

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October 2015 - February 2019


‘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 is becoming more likely every day that Tesla is going to produce Model Y at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada and now we learn that the automaker is setting up casting lines at the factory. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories January 30

Tesla confirmed for the first time where they plan to produce Model Y, their upcoming all-electric crossover, though they don’t appear completely certain despite plans to reach volume production as soon as next year. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories January 7

Tesla has now officially broken ground at the Gigafactory 3 and CEO Elon Musk made a few interesting comments, including confirmation that Tesla will produce the upcoming new Model Y at the factory. expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories December 31, 2018

In 2018, Tesla was mainly focused on ramping up production of Model 3. It was a great year of growth for the company.

The automaker will undoubtedly grow in 2019 also, but we expect the year ahead to also bring a few other interesting things for Tesla.

Here’s what to expect from Tesla in 2019: expand full story

Tesla Model Y Stories December 3, 2018

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, 2018

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, 2018

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, 2018

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, 2018

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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