May 7 (UPI) — Tesla’s Shanghai super plant, which started construction last year, was approved to produce the Model 3 in November, and the Model 3 was delivered to the public on January 7, according tomedia reports. But Tesla’s Shanghai Super plant, which plans to produce Model 3, Model Y and future models, has also begun planning for Model Y production after the Model 3 went into production and increased production capacity.
The Model Y, A cross-border sport utility vehicle launched by Tesla in March, began production at its Fremont plant in the first quarter of this year, and began delivering in March, just a year after its launch, making it the fastest of Tesla’s models.
The Shanghai Super plant is one of Tesla’s only two current vehicle production plants and is planned to produce Model Y. Tesla has begun planning to produce Model Y at its Shanghai super plant, based on its earnings.
Tesla said in its first-quarter results that it is continuing to build model Y production plants at its Shanghai super plant, which is still on the path to delivery starting in 2021.
In its earnings report, Tesla also disclosed an increase in capital spending in the first quarter, mainly due to investments in the Fremont and Shanghai Super plants in preparing Model Y.
In addition, Tesla also released several pictures showing the progress of the construction of the Shanghai Super plant, and suggested that the future Model Y plant, the plant is currently under going on a wide range of construction, the construction of a number of plants, much larger than the built plant, but it is not clear which plant will be used to produce Model Y.