April 1, 2016 / 4:21 AM / 2 years ago

Tesla Model 3 to go into production in 2017: CEO Musk

HAWTHORNE, California (Reuters) - Tesla Motors (TSLA.O) gave a sneak preview Thursday of its $35,000 electric car that is critical to the Silicon Valley auto maker’s growth plans and soaring stock value.

    Chief Executive Elon Musk said the model 3, with a minimum range of 215 miles per charge, would go into production in 2017.

    Musk said 115,000 pre-orders had already been taken for the car.

    Reporting by Alexandria Sage, Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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