In line with Tesla CEO, Tesla has already began the preparations wanted to begin manufacturing on its upcoming Mannequin Y compact all-electric SUV Elon Musk . Throughout his introductory remarks concerning the automaker's Q2 2019 revenue name, Musk famous that prep had begun at his plant in Fremont, and confirmed a CNBC report from March on.
In Tesla's first name for 2019, Musk mentioned it was deciding between Fremont and his Gigafactory in Nevada to supply the Mannequin Y, which can be primarily based on the Mannequin Three platform and share a few of its parts , one thing that Musk famous will assist cut back manufacturing prices.
The Model Y, unveiled in March, appears at first sight fairly just like the Mannequin 3. Nevertheless, it has a barely increased profile, which makes it fall into this compact SUV vary. It has related inside options because the Mannequin 3, together with the horizontal 15-inch touchscreen, and likewise encompasses a panoramic roof that appears extra like its bigger mannequin X premium all-electric SUV sibling. The worth for Mannequin Y begins at $ 39,000 and that model has a spread of 230 miles. It’s at the moment scheduled to ship someday within the fall of 2020.
Tesla ought to have been in a position to produce round 7,500 to eight,000 Mannequin Y & # 39; s in Fremont by the top of the yr, Musk confirmed in response to a name from an analyst concerning the name.