June 15

Tesla looking to start Model Y production in November 2019

first_img See More Videos ‹ Previous Next › The supplier contracts being sought by Tesla now are usually picked up two to two-and-a-half years ahead of production, Reuters reports, making the rumoured start date very ambitious when compared to industry averages.The projected one million units produced is also ambitious considering Musk recently said getting the Model 3 to its target rate of 250,000 per year has been “production hell,” and that he’s been sleeping on the floor of the factory as he personally supervises assembly. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 The hood of a Tesla Model 3.  Tesla Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever RELATED TAGSTeslaNews Trending in Canada Musk took 500,000 advance orders for the Model 3 before production began July 2017, but admits that the delays in delivery has seen numerous depositors cancel their orders. PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Tesla is looking to start production of its Model Y SUV in the U.S. in November 2019 before setting up a setting up factory in China two years later, two inside sources told Reuters mid-April.Tesla CEO Elon Musk is aiming to move one million examples of the compact crossover per year, despite the fact he admitted April 12 that orders of the Model Y’s sibling, the Model 3, would see a “time shift” of six to nine months’ delay.Musk is taking preliminary bids from suppliers for the Model Y, Reuters quotes its sources, which he plans to build in the automaker’s Fremont, California plant beginning next year. Tesla has offered no official comment on the Model Y’s production timeline. advertisement Trending Videos COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTSlast_img read more