Tesla Model 3 - updates

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Tesla delivers first batch of China-made cars

Dec 30, 2019 - 7:13 PM

The first cars to roll off its China assembly line – 15 of Tesla's mid-price, mass-market Model 3 design – are given to employees who had placed advance orders during a ceremony at the plant

TESLA SHANGHAI. A general view of the new Tesla factory built in Shanghai on November 8, 2019. File photo by Hector Retamal /AFP

Tesla begins to deliver electric car for the masses

Jul 30, 2017 - 9:36 AM

Tesla rolls out the first of its keenly awaited Model 3 cars aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution spewing fossil fuel

Tesla's lower-priced Model 3 to start production Friday

Jul 04, 2017 - 10:16 AM

The first 30 customer Model 3 Tesla cars are slated to be ready on July 28

TESLA CARS. A view of a Tesla car at "Late Night Letters" during the 2017 Nantucket Film Festival - Day 4 on June 24, 2017 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Nantucket Film Festival/AFP

Tesla loss widens as company works to speed production

Aug 04, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The carmaker reports a net loss of 293 2 million in the second quarter of 2016

epa04727762 A row of Tesla Motors Model S cars are seen at a parking lot of the Tesla Motors Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, USA, 30 April 2015. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Tesla accelerates to hit target of 500,000 cars yearly

May 05, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Increased Tesla production would likely involve building more factories possibly in Europe or Asia

epa04997425 Visitors view the Tesla S model 15 September 2015 at the IAA International Motor Show, Frankfurt, Germany. The trade show featured 1,102 exhibitors from 39 nations, with more than 900,000 visitors expected. EPA/MAURITZ ANTIN

Tesla Model 3 orders hit 325,000

Apr 08, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Tesla Motors says interest has spread completely organically and it did not advertise or pay for any endorsements

epa05238727 An undated handout photo made available by Tesla late 31 March 2016 shows the Tesla Model 3 electric car that was unveiled in Hawthorne, California, USA, 31 March 2016. According to the Tesla media relations website, 'the Model 3 should be the safest car in its class once testing completes. This, combined with over 200 miles of range while starting at 35,000 US dollars before incentives, makes Model 3 an extraordinary mid-size sedan. Model 3 will begin production in late 2017, ramping Tesla vehicle production to 500,000 vehicles per year.' EPA/TESLA / HANDOUT FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Tesla racks up 276,000 Model 3 orders in just days

Apr 04, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Orders are piling up fast and exceeding the expectations of the company for its Model 3

An undated handout photo made available by Tesla March 31, 2016 shows the Tesla Model 3 electric car. Tesla handout/EPA