Drive Tesla Download: Top Stories for September 27 – October 3, 2021

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Here’s a quick recap of the biggest and most interesting stories posted on Drive Tesla for the week of September 27 to October 3, 2021.

Tesla Fremont
Tesla’s Fremont factory – Dai Sugano / Bay Area News Group

Q3 2021 Production & Deliveries

Another quarter, another record. Tesla posted more than 241K deliveries (+73% YoY, +20% QoQ) in a quarter where almost all other automakers saw double digit declines.

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Teslas banned for not being ‘car wash friendly’

By far the most popular story this week – a car wash in New York bans Teslas for not being ‘car wash friendly.’

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Cybertruck
Image via Cybertruck Owners Club

New Tesla Cybertruck design spotted?

Two very short and low quality videos appeared this week, potentially showing the new door handle-less design. Do you think it’s the updated design?

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June Model 3

Extra long wait times for entry-level Model 3

If you want the SR+ Model 3 in white with aero rims, be prepared for a very long wait until you receive your car. How long?

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China Design Studio
Image via Tesla

 

More Model Y range in China

Tesla updated the range estimates for the Model Y in China. This is likely due to a bigger battery, but there has been no official word from Tesla yet.

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Refresh Model X Edmonton
Image via George Yang

Tesla Model X sightings in Canada

After months of not hearing much about the Model X, several test vehicles were spotted in Canada, including a Plaid variant!

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