Netease Technology News on February 1, According to foreign media reports, Tesla released the first official picture of the Model Y production model and production line pictures suggesting. The company’s previously discussed body manufacturing technology has achieved a breakthrough.
When Tesla announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019. it also announced that Model Y had been put into production earlier this January, and that Model Y will begin delivery in March.
First Model Y Production Pictures
According to media reports, as part of Tesla’s extensive testing program, prototype models of the Model Y have appeared on public roads in the past year.
But from the official pictures of the first Model Y production model released by Tesla this time. it Seems that this vehicle has been improved compared with the original prototype model debuted in March 2019.
Now, Tesla is sharing the first official picture of the Model Y in production. If compared with the original prototype. It can be found that the first official picture of the Model Y put into production.
Tesla is developing a standard for chromium removal (removal of chrome trim), which is the first practical measure for Tesla vehicles. But it is a very popular practice in the owner’s after-sales modification.
In addition, Tesla has also made some design improvements, especially in the front end of electric SUVs.
Along with the release of the first official production image of Model Y, Tesla also shared a series of pictures of its Model Y production line at its Fremont plant in California.
These pictures show the assembly line production scene for the manufacture of Model Y body parts, which Tesla says is exactly where it is focused.
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What Say Musk
Last year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an interview with the media that the company is turning to aluminum casting design instead of providing a series of stamped steel and aluminum sheets for Model Y.
He said at the time, “When we get a large casting machine, the body will be reduced from 70 parts to 1, which will greatly reduce the capital expenditure of all machines to assemble these parts together.”
This means a major breakthrough in body manufacturing, and the official pictures just released are the first visual evidence Tesla has provided us to make this effort a reality.
The automaker designed a giant new machine that almost produced a car frame in one piece.
With the launch of the production version, Tesla also found other ways to improve the vehicle’s energy efficiency. Increasing the range of the Model Y to 315 miles on a single charge.