Mar 18, 9:24 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Adam Levine-Weinberg 03/18/19 AT 9:19 PM At first glance, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) might seem to be on a roll. The electric vehicle pioneer posted a huge jump in deliveries last year, as production of its Model 3 sedan ramped up. Yet there have been growing signs of trouble at Tesla in the past few months. Most significantly, the Model 3 order backlog appears to be shrinking quickly, as evidenced by a drop in wait times for new orders and the recent introduction of the long-awaited $35,000 base model.Against that backdrop, Tesla unveiled its next new model last week: the Model Y crossover. The Model Y will be Tesla's first foray into the compact/midsize crossover space, the hottest segment in the auto market. Thus, the vehicle could become extremely popular. However, it won't be available for at least a year and a half -- and now that car … [Read more...] about The Model Y Could Save Tesla — Or Destroy It
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HAWTHORNE, California -- Tesla introduced a new electric sports utility vehicle slightly bigger and more expensive than its Model 3, pitched as an electric car for the masses. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk showed off the "Model Y" late Thursday at the company's design studio in the southern California city of Hawthorne, and the company began taking orders online. The all-electric Model Y has a starting price of $39,000 for a version with a 230-mile (370-kilometer) range. A long-range version of the SUV capable of traveling 300 miles (483 kilometers) on a single charge was priced at $47,000. Deliveries were expected to begin late next year for the higher-priced Model Y vehicles, with the standard-range version likely get to buyers by spring of 2021, according to Tesla. Musk said the Model Y has "the functionality of an SUV but it will ride like a sports car" accelerating from stand-still to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. Model Y featured a "panoramic glass roof" and could seat seven people, … [Read more...] about Elon Musk’s Tesla adds ‘Model Y’ SUV to line-up
Alex Veiga and Michael Liedtke, Ap Business Writers Updated 9:54 pm PDT, Thursday, March 14, 2019 Tesla CEO Elon Musk jokingly motions to kick before introducing the Model Y at Tesla's design studio Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Hawthorne, Calif. The Model Y may be Tesla's most important product yet as it attempts to expand into the mainstream and generate enough cash to repay massive debts that threaten to topple the Palo Alto, Calif., company. less Tesla CEO Elon Musk jokingly motions to kick before introducing the Model Y at Tesla's design studio Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Hawthorne, Calif. The Model Y may be Tesla's most important product yet as it ... more Photo: Jae C. Hong, AP Photo: Jae C. Hong, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Tesla CEO Elon Musk jokingly … [Read more...] about Tesla unveils Model Y SUV, expanding into popular segment
By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc will unveil its Model Y electric sports utility vehicle on Thursday evening in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition from European car makers rolling out their own electric rivals. Chief Executive Elon Musk has said the compact SUV, built on the same platform as the Model 3, which starts at $35,000, is about 10 percent bigger than the sedan, will cost about 10 percent more, and have slightly less range for the same battery. Musk plans to unveil the car and offer pricing and other details at a small event at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, outside Los Angeles, and it will stream it online starting at 8 p.m. PT (11 p.m. ET). (https://www.tesla.com/modely) Small SUVs are the fastest-growing segment in both the United States and China, the world's largest auto market, where Tesla is building a factory, making the Model Y well positioned to tap demand. Tesla has enjoyed little competition thus … [Read more...] about Tesla to unveil Model Y SUV as electric vehicle competition heats up
Feb 13, 12:33 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/12/19 AT 11:31 PM Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently revealed many details about their upcoming Model Y. However, the new Tesla vehicle seems to be based on cars from both its sedan and SUV line. What is the real deal about the Tesla Model Y?According to Roadandtrack’s report, the Tesla Model Y will share most of its parts with the Tesla Model 3 sedan. This design was to help speed up the Model Y’s production and reduce costs in making it. However, the Model Y has been confirmed to be the next in line for its SUV series after the Model X. Due to the source of its parts, the Tesla Model Y could be a vehicle in middle of the two types as it could be larger than a sedan but not as large as the Model X SUV.We've yet to know if it's going to be a crossover SUV built for city use or a full SUV that can go on off-road without … [Read more...] about Elon Musk’s Tesla Model Y: An Electric Crossover Or SUV?