Tesla Model Y

In this section of Torque News you will find Tesla Model Y news and reports.
Tesla Model Y at Giga Texas

Tesla Has Achieved An Incredible Model Y Production Ramp At Giga Texas Suggest Insider Leaks

New leaks suggest Tesla has achieved an incredible production ramp at the company's newest facility in Austin, Texas. According to the leaks, Tesla has already reached a production rate of between 2000 and 5000 Model Y's a week at the facility.
Tesla Model Y

Tesla Has Begun Delivering Model Y Long Range With 2170 Cells & Updated Interior From Giga Texas

After starting production at Giga Texas with the refreshed Model Y with 4680 cells and a structural battery pack, today, Tesla has also started selling a second Model Y variant from the Austin facility. The new Model Y Long Range comes with the 2170 cells and updated interior features.
Gigafactory Berlin, courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Gigafactory Berlin To Have A Third Shift: More European Tesla Models

Tesla Giga Berlin continues to prepare for mass production, although it is currently still a "money burner" as per Elon Musk´s comments, due to its relatively low production volumes. The company has not managed - like every other automaker - to stabilize its supply chain issues yet; but still, that is not the entire picture: Giga Berlin wasn't offering salaries lucrative enough in order to quickly fill its vacancies, but Tesla has already taken notice and is offering more euros for the same job.
Tesla Model Y

Tesla Starts Selling Long Range Giga Texas Built Refreshed Model Y With 4680 Cells For A 9.5K Discount

According to new sources, Tesla has begun selling a second variant of the refreshed Model Y with 4680 cells & structural battery pack. The new vehicle, produced in Giga Texas, is a Model Y Long Range and starts $9,500 cheaper than the Long Range Model Y produced at Tesla's Fremont California pant.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Says Design Of Tesla Cybertruck Is “Locked” & Pushes Production To “Middle Of 2023”

In the 3rd part of Elon Musk's interview with Tesla Owners Silicon Valley, Musk says that Tesla has finally locked the design of the Cybertruck and that they "got carried away" with all the changes made to the futuristic truck. Musk has also again pushed the Cybertruck production date and now says it will come in "the middle of next year, roughly 12 monthish."
Elon Musk at Qatar Economic Forum

Elon Musk Says He Will Take A Similar Role At Twitter As He Currently Has At Tesla & SpaceX

As Elon Musk's deal to buy Twitter approaches, there have been questions concerning what his role will be at the social media giant and, how that will affect his work at Tesla and SpaceX. And today, at his appearance at the Qatar Economic Forum, Musk answered those questions saying, he will take a similar role at Twitter as he currently has at Tesla & SpaceX.
Giga Texas Built Tesla Model Y

Breaking: Refreshed Tesla Model Y With 4680 Cells & Structural Pack Gets A 0 To 60mph Upgrade

Tesla began selling the refreshed Model Y with 4680 cells and a structural battery pack at the Giga Texas opening event. The vehicle was a bit of a head scratcher for the Tesla community as it has worse range & performance than the 2170 Model Y Long Range. However, now we learned that Tesla is offering an acceleration boost for the refreshed Model Y through an over-the-air update.
Tesla Model S, 3, X, & Y

Tesla Increases All Vehicle Prices, Some By As Much As $6000, Model Y Now Starts At $66K

In an update to the company's online configurator, Tesla has once again increased the prices of all its vehicles. The price increases range from $1,000 all the way up to $6,000. The new hikes have also pushed the starting price of the Model Y to $66,000.
Tesla Model Y, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

One Out Of Three Electric Cars Sold In The US Is A Tesla Model Y

The United States is the second most important EV market in the world, mainly thanks to the State of California; being one of the 50 states in the union, it certainly seems like a different country when it comes to electric cars, but one thing is clear: Tesla clearly dominates electric car sales in all 50 states, and one model especially stands out from the SX3Y quartet, the Model Y.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Interview With Tesla Owners Silicon Valley

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says ‘Rivian & Lucid Will Both Go Bankrupt & End Up In The Cemetery’

In the second part of his interview with Tesla Owners Silicon Valley, Elon Musk had some harsh words for fellow EV makers Rivian & Lucid. In the interview, Musk said "both Rivian and Lucid will go bankrupt" that their path "will end in an intersection with doom" and that "they will end up in the cemetery" unless they change course.
Tesla Model Y

Tesla Begins Selling The Refreshed Model Y With 4680 Cells & Structural Pack Outside Of Texas

Tesla started refreshed 4680 Model Y deliveries at the Giga Texas opening event. However, initial deliveries were limited to Tesla employees. Later, Tesla widened the pool of individuals that could get the new vehicle to Austin, then the entire state of Texas. Now, Tesla has begun inviting Model Y reservation holders outside Texas to get the refreshed version of the all-electric crossover.
Tesla Model S, 3, X, & Y

Tesla Might Report Its First Quarterly Loss In 3 years As The Company’s Bitcoin Holding Goes Down 32%

In the past 6 months, bitcoin is down 67% with 16% of the fall coming in the past 48 hours. And as the cryptocurrency has gone lower, Tesla is down 32% in its bitcoin holdings. This coupled with production disruption in Giga Shanghai is making it increasingly likely Tesla will post a quarterly loss in Q2.
Tesla Model Y structural battery

Tesla’s 4680 Cells Prove Revolutionary As Refreshed Model Y Revealed To Have A Small 50KWh Battery Pack

Tesla first began delivering the refreshed Model Y at the Giga Texas opening ceremony. Despite having 4680 cells and a structural battery pack, the vehicle only has a 279-mile EPA range. At the time Tesla said the small battery pack was the reason for the limited range. And today we learned that the refreshed Model Y only has a 50KWh battery pack.
Tesla Cybertruck Giga Press

Tesla Supplier Shows Off Completed 9000-t Giga Press That Will Build The Cybertruck’s Body

Tesla's Giga Press supplier, IDRA, for the past few weeks has been sharing the construction process of a massive 9000-ton Giga Press that will be used to produce the Cybertruck's body. And today, IDRA for the first time showed off the new 9000-ton Giga Press fully assembled.

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