The American giant Tesla has officially started production of the Model Y with a structural upgrade, in fact, thanks to huge investments in research and development, Elon Musk’s team has succeeded to produce to scale an ‘important part of the rear of the car; for comparison, your Model 3 this same part it is made up of 70 elements several that need welding while on Model Y it only goes down to 2 huge sections.
This, in addition to advantages in terms of torsional stiffness, it also carries huge benefits from a production point of view, requiring significantly less time during assembly and limiting the margin of error; Musk further stated that Tesla has no plans to stop developing similar solutions, in fact the goal is to arrive at a single piece.
These new solutions are made possible by an innovative aluminum casting machine, the largest in the world, which allowed Tesla to produce this incredible component; the machinery dates back to September 2020 and was spotted outside the California factory in Fremont as it is definitely too big to be placed inside.
Some users on Twitter, in the midst of third party accessory installation operations, they noticed their Model Y were equipped with the new component and they shared the photo with the whole world, also mentioning the WINE relating to the first sighting, 97k.
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The idea that Tesla wants to simplify the production of its cars as much as possible fits perfectly with the strategy of dominating the market to which Elon has accustomed us; by facilitating construction, costs are also reduced related to production, managing to increase the amount of cars produced daily and also decreasing the starting price.
Some rumors also refer to a forthcoming one $ 25,000 car from Tesla in order to satisfy all sections of the population and facilitate the migration to electricity.
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