Giant Tesla Model Y Casting Machine Spotted In Fremont Factory: Report

Giant Tesla Model Y Casting Machine Spotted In Fremont Factory: Report

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The&nbsp;Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA)&nbsp;Model Y is already an advanced product, with a two-piece casted&nbsp;body that reduces weight and manufacturing complexities. "When we get the big casting machine, it’ll go from 70 parts to one&nbsp;with a significant reduction in capital expenditure,"&nbsp;CEO Elon Musk said&nbsp;in 2019.&nbsp;” data-reactid=”19″>The Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) Model Y is already an advanced product, with a two-piece casted body that reduces weight and manufacturing complexities. “When we get the big casting machine, it’ll go from 70 parts to one with a significant reduction in capital expenditure,” CEO Elon Musk said in 2019. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="What Happened:&nbsp;It appears the large casting machine is now in Fremont, according to a picture posted by Tesmanian.” data-reactid=”20″>What Happened: It appears the large casting machine is now in Fremont, according to a picture posted by Tesmanian.

Not only would this reduce the cost and complexity of Model Y, it would allow Tesla to produce more vehicles faster.

Musk has also said the Berlin-produced Model Y will be a revolution in autobody engineering. 

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Tesla will also hold its battery investory day Sept. 22, which may reveal more information about the Model Y and other vehicle updates.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Photo courtesy of Tesla.&nbsp;” data-reactid=”29″>Photo courtesy of Tesla. 

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