What to expect from Tesla as the Model 3 hits the road


The first 30 Tesla Model 3s are officially being delivered to their owners later today, meaning there’s a non-zero chance you’ll see them on roads in California, and not for testing. Gradually, that number of Model 3s on real streets driven by people just going about their daily lives will grow, and Tesla says it hopes to be producing 100 in August, then 1,500 by September, and as many as 20,000 per month beginning in December.

We know the planned production schedule, but we still don’t know everything about the car itself. Tesla is limiting configuration options on early Model 3 shipments, with the aim of simplifying the production process to help expedite its creation and make sure things go as smoothly as possible, but we don’t yet know what the Model 3 configuration…

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