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  1. Skyeforge

    In production date ranges

    I received my VIN last week after accepting the Vision only switch notice. Then my delivery time went from specific date ranges (ie, 6/5-6/25) to more generic 2-9 weeks. And today, my VIN is gone. what gives? Anyone else? im checking with my SA, but she’s off today.
  2. TMC Staff

    Watch Tesla Model Y Giga Press At Work In Vivid Detail

    We’ve seen some drone footage and leaked footage, but nothing quite like this video from Tesla. There’s been a ton of talk about Tesla’s massive Giga Press machines and its megacasting process. While we’ve seen how large the machines are – about the size of a small house – and have some idea of...
  3. TMC Staff

    Rumor: Tesla To Produce 2,500 Semis This Year (100/Week In December)

    Let’s take a look at the projected ramp-up path for the Semi, according to rumored input from Tesla’s supplier. A very interesting set of rumors about the upcoming Tesla Semi electric truck was posted by Teslas enthusiast and investor Sawyer Merritt today. According to the tweets (see at the...
  4. D

    63Kw from 14.3 Kw Solar in TX today

    West Houston, TX. Today was my first day of production. Until yesterday, there was a problem with one of the two inverters and the whole thing did not produce. I thought the inverters were supposed to be redundant or at least independant. In any case, today, we had clouds on and off and a cold...
  5. TMC Staff

    Tesla Q3 2020 Production And Deliveries: 145,036 Produced, 139,300 Delivered

    The numbers are record-setting and show that Tesla continues to ramp up sales. Tesla has just released its Q3 2020 production and delivery report, so the numbers are now in. See how Tesla fared this quarter right here. At 139,300 global deliveries of the Model Y, Model 3, Model S and Model X...
  6. TMC Staff

    Within 10 Years, Tesla Aims To Produce 30 Million EVs Annually

    Other manufacturers would then be marginalized. By further exploring the numbers that Tesla hinted at during Battery Day, we realized that the company has massive plans for further expansion of electric vehicle production. The basic forecast is that Tesla will produce on its own some 10 GWh of...
  7. TMC Staff

    Musk Says German Tesla Model Y Will Be 'Radical Redesign Of Building A Car'

    He said that in an improvised press conference at the Giga Berlin site. The Tesla Model Y was born with massive expectations on its shoulders. It should have presented a revolutionary wiring harness system and massive cast parts. Although it had the cast parts, its standard wiring harness...
  8. A

    Production Time

    Does anyone know how many days it currently takes Tesla to build a new Model X? Trying to determine production time before a vehicle is shipped. Thanks.
  9. TMC Staff

    California: Tesla New Car Registrations In Q2 2020 Down 48%

    More than 60% of all new Tesla registrations in California were Model 3. According to the Cross-Sell data (via Reuters), Tesla new car registrations in the U.S. were severely affected by the COVID-19 lockdown in the second quarter of 2020. The total registrations in California have decreased by...
  10. TMC Staff

    Deliver Now, Fix Later: Tesla's Competitive Edge Is Also Its Major Weakness

    At least if things are still like they were when a former Tesla VP for quality was there. We never get tired of repeating what engineers tell us all the time: buying the first batch of any product is risky. All initial production issues will present themselves to early adopters. When it comes to...
  11. M

    Elon Musk Reveals Tesla Model Y Production Ramp Up Problem - Electrek Article

    From electrek, an article about an internal memo Elon Musk sent to Tesla employees https://electrek.co/2020/06/08/elon-musk-tesla-model-y-production-ramp-up-problem-leaked-email/ From the memo (emphasis added by me): A couple ways this could shake out in my crystal ball: Optimistic: the...
  12. TMC Staff

    Tesla Cybertruck Factory In Texas? Electric Pickup May Be Built In Truck Country

    Rumors suggest Austin is the top candidate for the electric pickup truck factory. It seems Tesla may be focused on Austin, Texas as the future site for the production of the Tesla Cybertruck and Model Y. This will likely be Tesla’s biggest factory to date too. Several American publications...
  13. TMC Staff

    Tesla Shows How High Model Y Market Potential Might Be

    If only the Model Y repeats the Model 3 success in the crossover segment, sales might be two times higher (300,000 annually). Tesla has high ambitions and expectations for the Model Y, which might not only match but significantly expand on the Model 3 sales results. Most recently, the company...
  14. TMC Staff

    Tesla And SpaceX Have First COVID-19 Cases Confirmed

    Unfortunately, it was just a matter of time before it happened. Being in a state with over 4,000 people infected with COVID-19 made it a risky business to keep operating for Tesla and SpaceX. While Tesla suspended production on March 23, SpaceX is still active because it is part of the defense...
  15. TMC Staff

    Rumor Mill: Tesla Gigafactory 3 Production Hits New High 3,000/Week

    Tesla Gigafactory 3 might significantly offset the upcoming temporary shutdown of the Tesla Factory in California. The Tesla Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai reportedly surpassed its previous weekly production record of around 2,000 Made-in-China (MIC) Model 3 in 2019 and is now busy at work to meet...
  16. TMC Staff

    CA’s COVID-19 ‘Stay At Home Order’ Won’t Force Tesla To Shut Down

    The company announced it would suspend making cars only at the end of March 23. Tesla’s timing on this one may seem really unfortunate. When it announced it would finally suspend production, the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, almost simultaneously issued a “stay at home order” that...
  17. TMC Staff

    Tesla To Temporarily Suspend Production At Fremont On March 23

    Tesla released an operational update that says it will conduct an orderly shutdown at its Fremont factory and New York factory. Tesla announced an official operation update, related to the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. The company intends to temporarily suspend production in Fremont and in...
  18. TMC Staff

    Missouri Business Leader Asks Musk To Build Cybertruck Factory In State

    Several other states are now working to bring the Tesla Cybertruck factory to their area. According to a report by KSN (fourstateshomepage.com), a business leader in Joplin, Missouri responded to a recent tweet posted by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The famous CEO – who has an enormous number of Twitter...
  19. TMC Staff

    Tesla Makes California The Only Western State To Produce Cars

    2.3% of all light-duty vehicles produced in the U.S. in 2018 were produced by Tesla in California. The U.S. light-duty vehicle production is dominated by the Eastern states, but thanks to Tesla, California is also engaged in car production (volume, series production) as the only Western state...
  20. TMC Staff

    Tesla Approved To Produce Long Range Model 3 In China

    Production and sales of the Tesla Model 3 Long Range at the Gigafactory 3 got the green light. According to the latest news from China, Tesla has received government approval to sell the Long Range version of the Model 3 produced at the Tesla Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. The info comes from the...
  21. TMC Staff

    Tesla Model Y Caught Track Testing At Fremont, Cars In Production

    We’re counting the days until the Tesla Model Y hits owners’ driveways. It’s high time for Tesla to crank up its final testing stages of the Model Y and assure it’s ready for production and delivery. It comes as no surprise people are spotting it on public roads in various locations and out...
  22. TMC Staff

    Tesla Model Y Reportedly Coming To Market Next Month

    Tesla may finally be ahead of schedule. Right upon the heels of our recent article announcing that the Tesla Model Y may arrive as soon as two weeks from now, we have further information that indicates the all-electric crossover is set to hit the U.S. market in February. This all comes as no...
  23. TMC Staff

    Tesla Model Y Launch Expected Ahead Of Schedule In Q1 2020

    Tesla suppliers in Taiwan are reportedly experiencing “accelerating orders” for Tesla Model Y and Tesla Semi parts. Tesla Model Y is the next big product from Tesla, which already confirmed during its third-quarter earnings call that the market introduction is ahead of schedule. Originally, the...
  24. TMC Staff

    Musk: Tesla Needs To Go " All Out" To Achieve All-Time Delivery Record

    Elon Musk stays focused on the goal, working on Tesla global logistics even on his 48th birthday. According to Bloomberg, Tesla‘s CEO Elon Musk wrote in an internal memo to employees, explaining that the company is on track for an all-time quarterly delivery record. To make it happen, however...
  25. TMC Staff

    Biggest Delivery Wave In Tesla History Is Underway, Says Musk

    Let’s all just ride this here wave. Tesla CEO Elon Musk emailed all Tesla employees to detail an unprecedented delivery push. The Tesla delivery wave is higher than ever and this is gonna be epic. Of course, it’s driven largely by the Tesla Model 3. The email, which went out today, states: “What...
  26. TMC Staff

    Tesla Model Y Delivery Timing Raises Concerns: Video

    Tesla Model Y Long-Range is one and a half away from today. The recently unveiled Tesla Model Y seems to be well received but – as you can see in this CNBC video – there are some who are disappointed by the roll out plan. Garrett Nelson, senior analyst at CFRA Research said that it... READ FULL...
  27. Ash23T

    Jan/Feb orders?

    anyone order Model 3 in Jan/ Feb and still waiting? Happy for everyone receiving theirs so quickly but also having serious fomo :)
  28. TMC Staff

    Tesla Model Y Production & Sales Expected To Far Outpace Model 3

    Tesla Model Y is coming – volume production within two years Tesla announced in its Q4 report that this year it will start tooling for Model Y production. The upcoming SUV will be most likely produced at the Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, as there is not much space left at the Tesla Factory in...
  29. TMC Staff

    Cumulative Tesla Model 3 Production Estimate Exceeds 175,000

    Roughly 20,000 were produced so far this year. According to Bloomberg’s Tesla Model 3 Tracker, Tesla produced cumulatively more than 175,000 Tesla Model 3. Today, the counter indicates 175,870 Model 3 produced, which means 20,208 units produced so far in January. The most important news is that...
  30. TMC Staff

    Cumulative Tesla Model 3 Production Estimate Exceeds 160,000

    Roughly 160,000 Model 3 have been already made Tesla has reached another significant mark of 160,000 Tesla Model 3 produced cumulatively, according to Bloomberg’s Tesla Model 3 Tracker. The counter indicates 160,714 Model 3 produced, but the current average rate of production remains below 5,000...
  31. TMC Staff

    Tesla Working ‘Round The Clock To Deliver Cars Before Tax Credit Drops

    Get in on the full tax credit while it lasts The Tesla end-of-year sales push is now truly on. Several times now, Tesla or Elon Musk has called attention to the fact that the full $7,500 tax credit for Teslas is soon to enter the phaseout stage. However, now we’ve got an official announcement...
  32. skhenry81

    Q4 Total Production Guess

    What do you guys think Tesla will end up producing in Q4??? My guess is they will build 93,730 vehicles between S3&X. Lets she who comes the closest. Good Luck to all!
  33. A

    Production Time

    I'm getting a 4-5 week estimate for production timeline from Tesla. What are people's experiences with this? Is it usually an under or an over estimation.
  34. TMC Staff

    Musk Says Tesla Vehicle Production Is Typically Battery Cell Constrained

    Unsurprisingly, batteries are the culprit holding back large volume expansion by the carmaker. While plenty are ready to bash Tesla on short notice, with such a novelty product, it’s not that simple to make all things work. At once. After all, the initial product market introduction and high...
  35. TMC Staff

    Tesla Model 3 Production Hits Estimated 125,000

    Soon it should increase by 1,000 every day. As of November 19, 2018, Bloomberg’s Tesla Model 3 Tracker indicates estimated cumulative production of the Tesla Model 3 at 125,323. Because the tool is based on estimated production rates in a particular quarter (production for previous quarters were...
  36. TMC Staff

    Tesla Model 3 Initial Chinese Production Targeted At 3,000 Per Week

    Not quite Fremont levels, but still a healthy output figure. A new filing shows that Tesla intends to produce approximately 3,000 Model 3s in China per week in initial stages. Producing in China is essential to avoiding tariffs, which increase the price of imported cars. For Tesla, this has been...
  37. CUBldr97

    TRADE War effects?

    How will this new trade war affect TESLA exports to Canada, EU etc. TESLA has had plans to build a plant in China ,due to issues there, but what about EU? Estimates in the US prices of vehicles will go up $3-5k (not necessarily TESLA) but what about other countries...
  38. M

    3 changes Tesla could make to significantly improve ordering process

    The way Tesla is handling M3 orders is entirely unacceptable. It is souring many people on both the experience & the brand. Things Tesla should change ASAP: #1 - Stop being so damn secretive about the reservation/delivery process This isn't a top secret government project (though they are...
  39. N

    California VINs: are you still waiting?

    Seems crazy to start this thread, given that Elon originally said West Coast orders would be prioritized. Just wanted to gather people who have received or are still waiting on VINs in California. Lately it seems priority is going to the rest of the country. I'll be at 5 weeks with no VIN as...
  40. P

    Has anyone sold their Tesla to Vroom?

    I'm thinking about selling our car in anticipation of an update coming out that will cause extra depreciation. Vroom seems to be an interesting option and wondering if anyone had used them. My only concern is that they give you an offer for your car and then send someone to pick up your car...
  41. H

    Has anyone in the Los Angeles area that configured in February get a VIN recently?

    Hi All. I'm in the L.A. area and a current owner. I configured on 2/10, Silver, 19" Sports Wheels, PUP, Advanced Auto Pilot, and Automonous driving and I'm still waiting for a VIN. I see that people that configured on 2/14, 2/28 are getting VIN's in other states. I called Tesla a few times...
  42. A

    Any CT M3 orders being processed?

    I'm waiting for a dual-motor SR. So obviously no joy for me. I was in line on the 31st at Mt. Kisco, NY and had my order in by 10 am. Any CT owners get a configuration email or VIN assignment. If so, are you already an owner, what sub-model, etc.
  43. V

    Mobile connector option

    Any advise which mobile connector better for charging and do I have to ask DS about changing it to more powerfull?
  44. UncaNed

    Hand Control for a Wheelchair guy?

    Somebody with a Hand control on their Model X please tell me which side it's set up on and what brand and model hand control and how it works for you?? I need some advice. Local hand control place recommends left side control, but I'd like that hand free for the touch screen. I have full use...
  45. D

    New inventory vehicles available

    The most new inventory vehicles visible to consumers that I’ve seen in the past two months. Inventory | Tesla
  46. R

    Invites first week of March, just CA or everywhere?

    I suspect last week's CA invited were to squeeze in extra deliveries for Q1. Could they squeeze more in this week and have them delivered by Q1 or do we expect broader invites to go out?
  47. NateGordonJr

    Good news for M3 owners taking delivery in Las Vegas!!

    So I just completed my delivery at the brand new Las Vegas service center! The delivery team here was nothing short of phenomenal and Michael (who I believe is the service manager), sat down and talked to us for 20+ min about out experience and recommended restaurants and the whole 9 yards. He...
  48. jtdiddy

    Joining the Tesla Family Soon, Order Placed!!

    Excited to have placed my Model X order (75D) a few days ago! Even though my delivery date is June, my Tesla rep called me today and told me that there's a good chance it will come earlier than that, most likely in May. Quick question on something that i read another poster did. We...
  49. EV-Tiger

    I'm In!

    After lightly looking at the Tesla for some time now, I visited the Houston Galleria showroom on Sunday. My Toyota is getting a little long in the tooth. After a guided tour of the Model 3 (and reading a few reviews, including CR), I decided to reserve the Model 3. I was told the delivery time...
  50. Sans Gas

    2 wheel versus 4 wheel drive price difference

    What is $ difference every thing else being equal?

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