Tag: Model Y

Jan 18, 2021 - 11:56 am

Tesla Model Y deliveries officially launch in China

Tesla has officially started deliveries of the Model Y built in China. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the European Model Y in Giga Berlin continue and it is looking like the plant could become larger than initially thought. There are also increasing indications that the Model S and Model X will soon be refreshed.

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Jan 8, 2021 - 12:19 pm

Tesla introduces standard range Model Y

In the USA, the Tesla Model Y can now also be ordered with a smaller battery pack and rear-wheel drive. In addition, the third row of seats can be ordered for this version, which turns the Model Y into a seven-seater.

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Jan 7, 2021 - 11:40 am

High demand for the Model Y in China

Tesla is apparently experiencing high demand for its Model Y in China. After the series production of the Model Y was started in Shanghai a few days ago and the first deliveries were promised for January. Now the Tesla website for China lists the second quarter of 2021 as the delivery date for new orders.

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Dec 18, 2020 - 12:18 pm

Tesla gears up for Model Y production in China

Tesla has started production of the Model Y in Shanghai. A drone video shows around 40 units of the Model Y in a parking lot of the plant. Elon Musk indirectly confirmed the start of production on Twitter and wrote that he plans to travel to Shanghai in January, possibly for delivery launch.

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Nov 30, 2020 - 01:25 pm

Tesla Model Y gets the green light in Shanghai

After Tesla registered its Model Y with the Chinese Ministry of Industry in early November, the Ministry has now granted approval for the sale. Test production of the electric SUV in Gigafactory 3 has apparently already started.

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Nov 26, 2020 - 01:51 pm

Tesla planning to manufacture chargers in China

Tesla appears to be planning a production facility for chargers near its car factory in Shanghai. Over in Europe, the prices for the Model S and Model X have been increased, while in the USA the Model X and some Model Y will have to go to the workshop for a recall.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Jobs at Tesla: Giga Berlin hires for cell & car production

Tesla has begun hiring staff for battery cell production at Giga Berlin in Grünheide. Reports say the company would also look to finding personnel in vehicle assembly starting in January. Up to 7,000 employees would then help build a slightly modified Model Y for the markets in Europe.

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Nov 6, 2020 - 12:27 pm

Tesla Model Y made in China on the horizon

Tesla has registered its Model Y with the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, indicating the imminent start of production once Tesla obtains a last production permit from the Chinese government.

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Oct 31, 2020 - 02:22 pm

Tesla’s fifty-two new service centres in 2021

Tesla is apparently planning a significant expansion of its service capacities. Information leaked to a US publication shows Elon Musk’s management team has announced to employees that it plans to open at least one service centre per week in 2021.

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Oct 15, 2020 - 12:27 pm

Tesla lowers Model S prices again

Tesla has again reduced the price of the basic version of the Model S, possibly in reaction to the prices that were just revealed for the competing Lucid Air.

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Oct 8, 2020 - 12:40 pm

Giga Berlin to be testbed for 4680 cells and production

Elon Musk has revealed more details about Tesla’s plans for the upcoming factory in Germany, which is to become a testbed for the Fremont and Shanghai factories. Giga Berlin will be using the new 4680 format batteries as well as a completely new cast frame, which is not without risks.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 01:18 pm

Instant Tesla convertible

A new Tesla Model Y is said to have lost its entire glass roof on its first journey after delivery – a short video of which has appeared on social media. As yet there has not been sufficient investigation into the incident to judge its validity.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 01:05 pm

Chinese Model 3 subject to a few upgrades

Tesla is apparently preparing some upgrades for the Model 3 – at least as far as the version produced in China is concerned. Besides a reworked frunk and steering wheel as well as an electric tailgate, there are some indications that the electric sedan will also get a heat pump.

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Sep 11, 2020 - 11:48 am

Tesla Giga Berlin & Giga Texas well underway

The Gigafactories under construction in Texas and Berlin have been making progress despite the final permit for the site in Grünheide, close to the German capital still pending. Brandenburg state minister Jörg Steinbach is confident however to be able to grant final permissions before the year’s end.

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Aug 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm

Tesla brings in giant casting machines for Model Y

One of the new giant casting machines has arrived at Tesla’s main factory in Fremont, California. The machine is designed to cast the rear frame of Model Y in a single piece possibly before the end of the year. In Germany, changes are afoot at the Giga Berlin construction site.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 11:09 am

Tesla plans to offer insurance in China & Europe

In California, Tesla already insures its customers’ cars itself, and there is growing evidence that the EV manufacturer is planning to do the same in other parts of the world. In China, a corresponding company has already been founded.

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Jul 24, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Tesla to move a significant part of US production to Texas

Following the heated exchange between Tesla and California regulatory authorities regarding the re-opening of the Gigafactory following the Covid-19 pandemic, Elon Musk had announced that he would pack up and move. Now a decision has been made regarding production in Texas.

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Jul 20, 2020 - 02:25 pm

Giga Berlin meets more bureaucracy in Germany

It is all in the water when it should be in the bag. The trouble surrounding permissions to build the Tesla Gigafactory in Germany continues, local media reports. The company charged with covering the water requirements for Giga Berlin has stopped planning.

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Jul 16, 2020 - 01:02 pm

Tesla to set up “tent” to make more Model Y

Tesla is building another tent structure at the Fremont plant to produce more Model Y. The end of this month will see a major upgrade including a short shutdown of the factory. Meanwhile, there are contradictory data on the number of coronavirus infections at Tesla.

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Jul 15, 2020 - 11:29 am

Polestar is eyeing Tesla closely

Volvo has imported a Tesla Model Y from the USA and registered it in Sweden to take a closer look. Volvo had already brought one of the then new Tesla Model 3 to Sweden in 2018 – and now, as is well known, offers a competitor for the Model 3 under its EV brand Polestar.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/01/18/tesla-model-y-deliveries-officially-launch-in-china/
18.01.2021 11:46