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Deliveries in CA after Stay at Home order?

ftmaybe

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Feb 11, 2020
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Exactly, why take delivery (and start paying interest possibly) on a car you can't drive ?

this applies to everyone I think: you’re allowed to leave the house for food and supplies. I get coffee every day. I could drive it to get coffee. I could drive it to the grocery store. I could drive it to Costco.

in fact, I could just get in the car and go driving and tell anyone who asked that I was getting coffee, or going to the grocery store, or going to Costco. /shrug


but for me specifically: I work in farming. We are in essential service, so I still go to work every day. it’d be great to do my daily commute in my new model Y.
 
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roleary

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Dec 19, 2019
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I took delivery yesterday at 4pm using the "touchless delivery" approach. I called when I arrived and they pulled the car around. The tech got out (with gloves on), said "there's paperwork on the dash for you to sign and two keys on the console. the car's yours" and that was it. (Oddly, nobody checked my ID - I'm glad nobody else showed up saying they were Ryan looking to pick up their MY). I signed the paperwork (purchase agreement, registration, etc) and gave it to the attendant out front, and drove away. Easiest car buying experience ever!
 

kwoo4424

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Feb 21, 2014
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Central Coast California
Ditto, picked up MY today. New "touchless" delivery = paperwork ready for you on your front seat. You unlock your car with your Tesla phone app. I spent a good HOUR scrutinizing MY to my satisfaction and only found a small gap issue with window frame ( easily fixable)
Then signed papers/ attach payment / drop all into a nearby box. A delivery specialist is a few yards away wearing gloves if you have any questions. Easy peasy delivery. I recommend you be familiar with screen icons/ drive stalk etc beforehand.
 
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BM3LRPUP19

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Jun 29, 2018
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On the other end of the country, New York State is under the same type of essential/non essential business lock down thing. My car was supposed to hit Mt Kisco NY delivery center Friday. At 4:50pm, it was still not there. I told the guy I talked to I would prefer a home delivery:

A: I live 6.5hrs from Mt Kisco
B: Westchester area has like the highest amount of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country. Don’t really want me and my wife to head down there to pick up a car and maybe a deadly virus.

They said they understand, and could do a home delivery, but I’ve yet to hear anything confirming this via phone, text or email. I’m sure they are slammed, but so far this buying experience has been less than pleasurable.
Be safe and well - I keep telling myself that I’ve been waiting a year and expected the car in the fall so to get the car in the spring and have two seasons to drive it is pretty exciting. But true covid19 is deflating - I will shelter in place in my Model Y and watch Hulu and Netflix- lol
 

BM3LRPUP19

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Jun 29, 2018
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San Francisco
this applies to everyone I think: you’re allowed to leave the house for food and supplies. I get coffee every day. I could drive it to get coffee. I could drive it to the grocery store. I could drive it to Costco.

in fact, I could just get in the car and go driving and tell anyone who asked that I was getting coffee, or going to the grocery store, or going to Costco. /shrug


but for me specifically: I work in farming. We are in essential service, so I still go to work every day. it’d be great to do my daily commute in my new model Y.
I live in San Francisco and before covid19 I’d take light rail to work so I plan to grocery shop in Idaho.
 

BM3LRPUP19

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Jun 29, 2018
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San Francisco
Mine was delayed and I was told this also. Maybe because I already paid in full lol.
Mine was delayed and I was told this also. Maybe because I already paid in full lol.
I’ve been waiting for my contract since mid February and this morning no text or email notification, No contract, no vin, but my daily check of the Tesla website now displays “pay off final balance”. I wish this process was better. With any other transaction I would not plunk Down $32,000 without a contract in my hand. I can only assume it will be touchless delivery process.
 

Rx8282

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Mar 14, 2020
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San Diego
Be safe and well - I keep telling myself that I’ve been waiting a year and expected the car in the fall so to get the car in the spring and have two seasons to drive it is pretty exciting. But true covid19 is deflating - I will shelter in place in my Model Y and watch Hulu and Netflix- lol
I’ve been waiting for my contract since mid February and this morning no text or email notification, No contract, no vin, but my daily check of the Tesla website now displays “pay off final balance”. I wish this process was better. With any other transaction I would not plunk Down $32,000 without a contract in my hand. I can only assume it will be touchless delivery process.
Congrats! What delivery center?
 

player13

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Mar 20, 2020
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Oceanside CA
Has anyone taken delivery in CA since the Stay at Home order went into effect? I'm scheduled for tomorrow (Mar 22) in Carlsbad and so far they tell me we're still on... If anyone else has done it since the lock down went into effect I'd be interested to hear how it went.

Thanks!
I was there yesterday and people were picking up cars
 
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Vistan

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Dec 21, 2015
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Vista, CA
Drifted through Carlsbad Sales/Service/Delivery Center around noon Sunday. Two Model Ys outside waiting delivery, and at least one more inside being charged. The MSM has 20" wheels, and the pearl white has the 19" Gemini wheels. Sales staff under tent in front of building said "Don't get closer to the cars than six feet".

Vistan


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Rx8282

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Mar 14, 2020
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San Diego
Drifted through Carlsbad Sales/Service/Delivery Center around noon Sunday. Two Model Ys outside waiting delivery, and at least one more inside being charged. The MSM has 20" wheels, and the pearl white has the 19" Gemini wheels. Sales staff under tent in front of building said "Don't get closer to the cars than six feet".

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They’re open? I called today and no one picks up. I just need some transparency on this whole thing.
 

Vistan

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Dec 21, 2015
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Vista, CA
They're definitely open for car deliveries. I think the service department is technically closed (it's Sunday), but there were a lot of cars and people back there. Also, somewhat curiously, Tesla has rented, or otherwise secured, a large parking area around an empty building at the corner of Park Center Drive and Melrose avenue in Vista. They have security guards at the lot entrance, which is blocked off with orange cones. This building is probably a mile from the Carlsbad Service Center and just south of the Home Depot on Melrose. From afar, I saw dozens of S, 3, and X cars (and some other makes), but no Y's.

Vistan
 
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myMY808

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Feb 15, 2020
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Thanks Vistan! Maybe will have to stop by tomorrow. I keep getting stalled with the answer to expect delivery by end of month but still crickets. My concern is really the appraisal on the trade in - the longer this whole thing gets delayed, the less I’m going to get on my trade in.

I guess "stay at home" means "stay at home unless you're worried about trading in your car?"
 

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