Tesla Model 3 Release Date, News & Update: Tesla Buys Grohmann Engineering for Mass Production! Simple & Elegant Design, Specs, Features Revealed!
Several reports claim that the Tesla Model 3 would change the automotive industry forever. Not just because of its impressive specs, but it also showcase a simple yet elegant design. The Tesla's vice-president of vehicle production, Peter Hochholdinger, stated in an interview that their team will make the Tesla Model 3 as simple as possible and as buildable as possible.
Peter Hochholdinger also said that the Tesla Model 3 will be more like a computer on wheels. The car will not have any exhaust system, no gearbox and no engine. The Tesla Model 3 would be a totally different car compared to the previous cars made by the Tesla.
According to reports, the Tesla Model 3 production will start in mid-2017 and Tesla is aiming for a mid-2018 launch. The Tesla Model 3 is also the cheapest car in the company's roster priced at $35,000 before incentives. It also boasts of a peak performance of 215 miles of range per charge while continuing to adhere to the highest safety standards kept by Tesla.
Tesla is going to make a lot of cars if the company fulfils all the Tesla Model 3 pre-orders. According to Engadget, that is the main reason why Tesla acquired Germany's Grohmann Engineering. If Tesla aims to have a mass production, it can't just focus on the cars the company also needs to focus on the methods of production that is why they need the Grohmann Engineering.
The two giant company's main goal is to speed up production and improve quality while reducing per-car expenditures. The Grohmann Engineering headquarters located in Prüm, Germany will serve as the base for what Tesla calls Tesla Advanced Automation Germany. Tesla is also planning to hire over 1,000 engineers and technicians over the next two years to help advance its manufacturing efforts ahead of production of the Tesla Model 3.