On Friday the much anticipated SN1 “Serial Number 1” of the Tesla Model 3 finally rolled off the production line at Tesla’s Freemont manufacturing facility which boasts the most advanced installation of manufacturing robots in the world. In typical style, Elon Musk tweeted out an announcement of the first model 3 rolling off the factory floor.
The model 3 is one of the most anticipated vehicles in history because it is set to be the first truly mass-market electric vehicle selling at a price which is affordable to ordinary consumers of USD$35,000.00. Widespread adoption of electric vehicles are part of a sustainable energy revolution which is needed to prevent catastrophic climate change.
Also, Tesla is accelerating the sustainable energy revolution by building the gigafactory which is creating a system of mass production for lithium ion batteries that are needed for both electric vehicles and the battery storage that is needed to make renewable energy sources like solar and wind power viable as a baseload energy supply. The development of this system of mass production of advanced technology batteries has the potential to revolutionise the way that energy is produced, stored and consumed.