To produce the model will be at the new plant.
During the conference with investors in the framework of the presentation of the financial report for last year, CEO of Tesla Elon Musk has revealed new details about the second crossover of the company – compact Model Y.
The businessman said that “Tesla” will begin to invest in the production of this electric vehicle before the end of 2018.
The production plan for the new product will present in the next 3-6 months, then announce where it will produce – it is likely that this will be a new plant.
Musk said that the sad experience of the slow launch of the sedan Model 3 will avoid the same problems with the Model Y and that the production crossover will be more effective at lower cost.
The first and only at this point, the image Tesla Model Y was published at the beginning of last summer. Originally, it was announced that the crossover will share a platform with the Model 3, and Musk unveiled a completely new architecture, but, in the end, went back to the original plan under pressure from other Directors.
In the end it was decided that model 3 and Y have common components, but the crossover will have more advanced electrician 12 volt batteries is 3,6 V, and its Assembly will be largely automated – this means, as a minimum, the construction of separate lines.
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