Mar 14, 7:37 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Arthur Villasanta 03/14/19 AT 7:33 PM Tesla CEO Elon Musk will unveil the company’s long-awaited Model Y "baby SUV" at a glitzy event scheduled for 11:00 p.m. ET Thursday at its Los Angeles Design Studio. The event will be live streamed.Here’s where to watch Tesla's live announcement: the live stream will be available on Tesla’s website, either directly on the main page, or through the Events & Presentations section on the Investor Relations page.Tesla will begin taking orders for the Model Y shortly after Thursday's reveal. Delivery of this baby SUV to buyers is expected to take a while, though.A lot is known about the Model Y thanks to the loose lips of CEO Elon Musk talking about it over the past three years. Tesla trademarked the name "Model Y" in 2013, with Musk first describing this SUV in October 2015.Based on the Model 3 … [Read more...] about Tesla Reveals Model Y ‘Baby SUV’ Tonight: How To Watch Live
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Feb 21, 11:07 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Lorraine Lorenzo 02/21/19 AT 7:04 AM Elon Musk’s Tesla Model Y is rumored to make an appearance during the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show this coming April 16.According to a report, industry insiders are already pegging the major international car show as the venue for the reveal since Tesla is already building a Gigafactory in China. The factory will produce the Model Y geared for the Chinese market. In the U.S., the Gigafactory in Spars, Nevada is set to start producing the Model Y by the year 2020.The release in April is the second date speculated for the Tesla Model Y launch. Last May, Musk tweeted that the company might unveil the new model on March 15th, saying, “the Ides of March sounded good."However, when it comes to product unveiling, Tesla has been known to delay reveals. The billionaire CEO has also not discussed a possible … [Read more...] about Elon Musk Tesla Model Y News: Unveiling Could Happen At 2019 Shanghai Motor Show?
Feb 19, 11:40 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/19/19 AT 11:07 PM Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the company will start producing fully operational self-driving cars by the end of 2019. However, their upcoming Tesla Model Y crossover SUV is about to be released this year. Here’s what we know about this development.According to CNBC, Musk confirmed in a podcast, with ARK Invest’s Tasha Keeney and Cathie Wood, that Tesla now has the technology to produce true self-driving cars by the end of the year. As of now, Tesla’s self-driving system, Autopilot, has been popular for its elaborate features, but it also developed a bad reputation due to its record of high-profile accidents.While talking about the potential of the Autopilot’s systems, Musk said, "I think we will be feature complete — full self-driving — this year, meaning the car … [Read more...] about Tesla CEO Elon Musk Promises Real Self-Driving Cars Ahead Of Model Y Unveiling
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?
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> had plans to build its pilot small electric SUV Model Y at Gigafactory 1 by June 1, 2020, the Business Insider reported on Monday, citing leaked internal documents, but said the company changed its plans later. The electric carmaker planned a production ramp of 7,000 Model SUVs a week at the plant in Nevada by December 2020, and 5,000 Model Ys a week at its China Gigafactory by February 2021, the website said https://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-internal-timeline-for-model-y-2018-11, citing documents sent to staff before Tesla's earnings call in October. However, "the timelines and information shared here are outdated," the Business Insider quoted a Tesla representative as saying. Tesla did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment. (Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier) … [Read more...] about Tesla changes plans to start Model Y production