Initial information about Model 3 Production plans from the 2016 financial call: Model 3 is due to start limited production in July with volume production by September. Tesla expects to hit 5000 cars per week sometime in the 4th quarter (as I had heard from my source) and achieve 10K cars per week sometime in 2018. Installation of Model 3 production equipment is well underway in Fremont and at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. Online Model 3 Configurator will probably go live for employees in 3-4 months. Final Model 3 reveal might happen closer to production. Elon said final cars will be better than prototypes and have a few more features Tesla has built already built several Model 3 prototypes this month for ongoing testing of vehicle design and manufacturing processes. Be on the lookout for some of those driving around the bay are soon! Have your cameras ready! Solar products are still on track for summer at Gigafactory 2 which is what they are calling the Buffalo solar city factory now. Tesla expects to finalize locations for Gigafactory 3, 4 and possibly 5 later this year!!