Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland Reportedly Enters Trial Manufacturing In China

The facelifted Tesla Mannequin 3, also referred to as Venture Highland, has reportedly entered trial manufacturing on the American EV maker’s Chinese language Gigafactory in Shanghai, in line with native publication JRJ.

A screenshot of the information piece was posted on Twitter by the person @liuwen_52 after which retweeted by Tesla proprietor and fanatic @ray4tesla, alleging that mass manufacturing is predicted to start subsequent month, whereas deliveries might begin in October at an estimated worth of round 200,000 yuan, which is about $27,700 at present alternate charges.


Right here’s the translated report (by way of Google Translate):

“It’s reported that Tesla’s facelifted Mannequin 3 has already began trial manufacturing and it’s anticipated to start out mass manufacturing in September and begin deliveries in October. In contrast with earlier expectations, this progress has been superior. In response to the estimated price of elements, the information worth of this new automobile is round 200,000 yuan, and it’ll use the 66 kWh M3P battery supplied by Ningde Occasions. It’s understood that the M3P battery could also be primarily used purely with lithium manganese iron phosphate. With the early trial manufacturing of the Mannequin 3, lithium manganese iron phosphate is predicted to speed up the discharge of capability.”

In response to a renewed settlement from 2021, Ningde Occasions (which owns CATL) will provide Tesla with lithium-ion batteries till the tip of 2025.

As with every little thing associated to Tesla, it’s nearly unimaginable to verify this data, seeing how the Austin-based firm doesn’t have a media relations division, but when the JRJ report proves true, it will be the lacking piece to the puzzle that began with the pushed again supply estimates for European-bound Mannequin 3 models.

As beforehand reported, the EV marque’s web site now estimates that new Mannequin 3 orders might be fulfilled between October and November on the earliest for rear-wheel drive and long-range variants, whereas new Efficiency builds are scheduled for supply between November 2023 and January 2024.


These estimates are solely legitimate for left-hand drive models, although, with new right-hand drive Mannequin 3s on monitor to be delivered as quickly as this month, in line with Tesla’s web site.

Venture Highland has been beneath improvement because the second quarter of 2022 and judging by the a number of spy photographs posted on-line in the previous couple of months, it seems that the refreshed Mannequin 3 will include a redesigned face, new tail lights, the corporate’s new {Hardware} 4.0 Autopilot laptop, and a restyled inside.

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