Tesla Model Y
Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Sunday revealed new details about the Model Y via Twitter, including confirmation of a debut on March 14 at the company's design studio in Los Angeles. Invited guests will also get a chance to ride in the small crossover SUV, which is expected to start production in 2020. Full pricing information will also be revealed at the debut, though Musk on Sunday hinted that the Model Y will cost about 10 percent more than the related Model 3, as the upcoming SUV will be about 10 percent bigger than Tesla's popular sedan. With the Model 3 starting at $36,200, with shipping, we're...
Tesla's Chinese plant will initially build Model 3, Model Y
Tesla a week ago purchased a plot of land near Shanghai to build its Chinese plant. The plant, which will be 100 percent owned by Tesla and have the capacity to build 250,000 vehicles annually initially, will start off building the Model 3 and upcoming Model Y. The information was detailed in a...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Tesla just teased a cloaked car, is it the Model Y?
Tesla has released a hype video to show off the big things it has in store this year and in the near future. While the video's pleasant enough to watch, observers will note a teased vehicle around the 0:15 mark. Of course, it leads us to wonder: is the vehicle shown the Model Y crossover? The...Sean Szymkowski
Tesla pushes back start of Model Y production to 2020, says new plant needed
Tesla's next model bound for production is the Model Y, a small SUV related to the Model 3. The company released a teaser for the vehicle last June and at the time promised a launch date in 2019. However, CEO Elon Musk said during Tesla's first quarter earnings call Wednesday that production of the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Tesla reverts to using Model 3 platform for Model Y electric SUV
Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised many in May when he said the upcoming Model Y small SUV would be based on a next-generation platform, and not the Model 3’s “Gen 3” design as had been planned since at least 2012. He’s since revealed that Tesla will revert to its original plan...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Tesla Model Y to feature new platform, falcon wing doors
It seems a day doesn't go by without Tesla hinting at its next big plans as a company. Most recently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk dropped a few nuggets of information surrounding the elusive Model Y during an earnings call. We've known about the Model Y for some time, but the rumor mill has subsequently...Sean Szymkowski
Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has fleshed out some of the plans he alluded to in his overarching “master plan” announced on July 20. In the original post on Tesla’s blog, Musk made mention of Tesla’s long-term goal to expand into more segments including those of pickup trucks and other commercial vehicles. Responding to some messages on Twitter last week, Musk confirmed that a new SUV spun off the platform of the upcoming Model 3 would be called a Model Y. Plans for the SUV were first announced in 2012 in a presentation slide shown to investors (above), though...
Elon Musk: there will be a Model 3 and Model Y
Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk may have inadvertently announced the name of the electric car company’s planned fifth model, believed to be a high-riding, hatch-like car similar to the Model X but based on a third-generation platform debuting in the Model 3 small sedan due out in 2017...Viknesh Vijayenthiran