Tesla Launches Made in Texas Model Y Deliveries at ‘Cyber Rodeo’

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Tonight was Tesla’s Cyber Rodeo event at its newest Gigafactory in Austin, Texas.

Tesla threw an incredible event for invite-only participants, offering them a self-led tour of the factory, then CEO Elon Musk joined the stage after 9pm local time to share details about Tesla’s past, present and future.

Later in the talk by Musk, he announced made in Texas deliveries would begin now, confirming a previous report where new owners said their deliveries were set to take place at the Austin Gigafactory. A stream of Model Y vehicles drove on stage and right past, in colours black, blue and white.

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Tesla said it plans to make 500,000 Model Y vehicles at Giga Texas, where the company is also making its new 4680 battery cells.

Earlier today, a new Model Y Standard Dual Motor version of the car was on display, likely confirming a new entry version of the vehicle is slated to come.

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