Hi guys, everybody is waiting for new release candidate videos. I just thought about making a small time line. I will update it: 31. March 2016: unveil of Model 3 with two prototypes and one mull End of July 2016: completed Model 3 design phase released Model 3 for tooling, production planning stamping and paint centers for Model 3 already on line plan to start construction of the new Model 3 body and general assembly centers later in 2016 changing release plan from end of 2017 to second half of 2017 End of October 2016: completed production line layouts, starting of installation of new body welding and final assembly lines soon testing of vehicle systems; chassis, high and low voltage systems, HVAC, infotainment and lighning January 2017: started with 2170 cell manufactoring at gigafactory. Production of Model 3 cells should start in Q2 2017. February 2017: started building of Model 3 prototypes positive crash test production start now in July, volume production in September March 2017 First drive of a release candidate version of Model 3 Source: Quarter Report and calls, Wikipedia, Twitter .