Tesla offers another hint that the Model 3 is on the way
Tesla has started producing the battery cell for the upcoming Model 3 at its massive — and still-under-construction — Nevada gigafactory, an important milestone as the company prepares to launch its electric vehicle made for the masses.
The information, shared by Tesla CTO JB Straubel during a presentation over the weekend at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s Energy Fair 2017, provides an important progress report on a vehicle that is hotly anticipated by critics, fans, and shareholders. Straubel’s comments were first reported by Electrek.
“This is where we’re at today with this project; it’s still got a little ways to go,” said Straubel as he talked about the gigafactory. “But we’ve…