Tesla has launched new photos of the Mannequin Y manufacturing facility at Shanghai Gigafactory forward of the beginning of manufacturing.

The beginning of Mannequin Y manufacturing in Shanghai is taken into account essential to Tesla’s progress.

There’s little question that the Chinese language market has grow to be extraordinarily vital to automaker and Tesla has taken full benefit of it by turning into the primary overseas automaker to have a wholly-owned manufacturing facility within the nation.

Tesla began by producing the Mannequin 3 at its Gigafactory in Shanghai, however Mannequin Y is anticipated to have even increased demand in China. The Mannequin Y goes to compete with a number of small electrical SUVs and crossovers from EV startups like Nio and Xpeng.

Now with the discharge of its Q3 2020 financial results, Tesla has shared some progress on bringing Mannequin Y to manufacturing at Gigafactory Shanghai:

“We’re presently constructing Mannequin Y capability at Gigafactory Shanghai, Gigafactory Berlin and Gigafactory Texas, and stay on observe to start out deliveries from every location in 2021”

The automaker additionally launched new photos of the brand new Mannequin Y manufacturing facility being constructed on the Gigafactory Shanghai website.

Tesla Mannequin Y Manufacturing facility at Gigafactory Shanghai

The primary constructing within the forefront is the brand new Mannequin Y manufacturing facility with the Mannequin 3 manufacturing facility within the background.

Tesla has additionally launched new photos of the diecast machines being put in for Mannequin Y manufacturing:

Tesla has additionally already deployed many robots for the physique manufacturing of the electrical SUV in Shanghai:

Lastly, the automaker has additionally the primary photos of the Mannequin Y paint store within the new manufacturing facility:

Tesla says that the Mannequin Y manufacturing at Gigafactory Shanghai is anticipated to start out in 2021 and that’s anticipated to be early in 2021.

The automaker presently claims a 250,000-vehicle annual manufacturing fee with the Mannequin 3 alone in Shanghai.

With Mannequin Y, Tesla is anticipated to greater than double that manufacturing fee.

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