Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y is an all-electric crossover SUV that’s derived from the Model 3 platform and shares 76% of its components with the mass-market sedan. The first production of Tesla Model Y will take place from the company’s  Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, before shifting to mass production overseas in China.

Tesla Model Y steering wheel bolt issue causes recall of over 400 vehicles

Tesla has issued a recall of up to 437 Model Y all-electric crossovers because of a steering wheel bolt issue,…

Tesla teardown expert breaks down the new 4680 Battery Pack

Tesla teardown expert Sandy Munro recently recreated what he believes will be the new 4680 Battery Pack by recreating the…

Tesla Model S and Model Y miss out on Consumer Reports ‘recommended’ rating

Consumer Reports dropped its recommendation of Tesla's flagship sedan, the Model S, after the organization performed its annual Auto Reliability…

Teslas purchased in California now come with $1,500 ‘Clean Fuel Reward’

Teslas just became even more attractive to California-based car buyers. As could be seen in Tesla’s online configurator for the…

Tesla Model Y owner builds 7-seat option in DIY project

Tesla owner and enthusiast Brian Jenkins of the i1Tesla YouTube channel experimented with the possible configuration of the Model Y's…

First look inside Tesla Giga Berlin’s Drive Unit and Body in White facilities

Just about ten months into the project, the first photographs of the interiors of Tesla Giga Berlin's Drive Unit and…

Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai is aiming to produce 550K vehicles next year: report

Tesla’s production plans for Gigafactory Shanghai in 2021 appear to have been leaked, and they are very ambitious, with the…

Tesla Model Y officially registered with China Ministry as local production nears

Tesla has filed the Model Y crossover with China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, making the all-electric vehicle valid…

Tesla prepares for winter by selling Model Y tire and wheel package

Tesla has added a Winter Tire and Wheel package for the Model Y crossover to its online shop as cold…

Fascinating look at Tesla’s mammoth ‘Giga Press’ machine being assembled

A recently-uploaded video has provided a rather fascinating glimpse at the assembly process of an IDRA “Giga Press” machine, which…

Tesla Giga Texas is a clean slate for launching its next-gen manufacturing processes

Tesla's new Giga Texas facility will the second United States-based location for the all-electric automaker to manufacture its vehicles. With…

Tesla alerts Model Y reservation holders in Europe to expect delivery in early 2021

Tesla could be expecting to deliver the Model Y crossover in Europe earlier than expected, according to some reservation holders.…

Tesla’s pilot 4680 battery cell line in CA will support Giga Berlin’s initial ramp

Tesla’s pilot battery cell production line in Fremont, CA may be built in a site that spans less than 200,000…

Tesla production capacity is nearing 1M vehicles produced globally

Tesla's Q3 Update Letter revealed that the electric automaker is trending toward a possible manufacturing rate of 1 million vehicles…

Tesla’s V11 Software Update and Elon Musk’s ‘Yes’ Tweets

Tesla has released its last three major software overhauls in September and October of 2016, 2018, and 2019 with the…

Tesla Model Y surpasses Model 3 in Q3 registrations in California, data shows

The Tesla Model Y has officially become the most popular vehicle in California from the Silicon Valley-based automaker. New data…

Tesla’s S3XY range updates show how ridiculously far legacy auto has fallen in the EV race

Anyone that has followed the Tesla story over the past few years would know that one of the primary talking…

Tesla Model Y confidently conquers flooded parking lot without a driver

One of the most interesting things about Tesla’s evolving Full Self-Driving features is the fact that the functions are steadily…

Tesla Model Y shunned in favor of Polestar 2 and Honda e in 2021 German Car of the Year awards

The Tesla Model Y may have made it as a nominee in the 2021 German Car of the Year awards’…

Tesla China’s base Model Y to start at $41K and see an output of 360K/year: report

Recent estimates from securities firm Tianfeng Securities are pointing at something quite remarkable for Tesla’s ongoing ramp in China. As…