Tesla Model Y and Cheap Batteries | Fully Charged

People in the USA are beginning to receive the first orders of Tesla's latest SUV, the Model Y. In this episode of Fully Charged, Robert takes a look at the Model Y's specifications and compares with his very own Model 3.
Battery cost: bit.ly/2zf8r6f
Million Mile Battery: bit.ly/36iYrot
Austin Tesla: bit.ly/2TnF74a
Battery Announcement: bit.ly/2LLk5bC
Additional footage courtesy of Ben Sullins and Bryan Roschetzky.
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  • “ICE we’re constantly breaking down” BMW: that’s cute.

    Jeremy WongJeremy Wong5 timer siden
  • Petrol engines before improvement: I remember that, if your car started first time, it was a real boast.

    Shaun O'HaraShaun O'Hara11 timer siden
  • My next car will definitely be electric but my diesel merc gets better economy than any of these offerings - but only coz it doesn't move from my driveway as I cycle everywhere - way more efficient! Seriously though, the wife and I were talking about getting rid of the two ICE cars and just going for one leccy instead.

    mariconormariconor17 timer siden
  • It's obvious you're bipolar. LOL. Just kidding. Always enjoy your shows.

    diamonddbwdiamonddbw18 timer siden
  • Tezla is Tesla?

    Károly BataKároly Bata23 timer siden
  • I'm so glad people in the UK keep telling me they are changing their Model S's for 3s and Ys because I personally love the S and don't really like the 3 and Y much at all - so hopefully it means I can get an S cheap :)

    Daniel BullDaniel BullDag siden
  • The difference between WLTP and EPA is that the EPA accounts for a lot more highway driving. Electric cars are more efficient in city driving than on highways. The performance version is a bit baffling to me though.

    Vitaly KroychikVitaly KroychikDag siden
  • Your a tesla fanboy, no your not your a tesla boot hater. No your not your a 3 inch hater. No your not your a...,. Oh, I give up!😨

    john evansjohn evansDag siden
  • I'm from Austin Texas. And I approve this message

    John MeadJohn Mead2 dager siden
  • Could you please stop reporting European prices by converting us sticker prices. They are always without VAT/sales tax and ours are always with that. So it will always end up around 20% more expensive than you are reporting, leading to headlines later on that the new model is finally here, but a chunk more expensive than initially claimed. This is part of the "Tesla always makes false claims" story, which they really didn't, all they do it's mention US sticker price without VAT.

    ThomasThomas2 dager siden
    • Plus, there are Tesla sticker for various markets available on their website. Performance model y is around 65000 instead of your 56000 and it's not because "new cars are expensive" but because of VAT (plus maybe some import tariffs, depending in giga 4 construction speed)

      ThomasThomas2 dager siden
  • Fugly car. Looks like a fish.

    Auktion GaAuktion Ga3 dager siden
  • So thoroughly enjoy each of your shows! Carry on, sir.

    Tom ClarkTom Clark3 dager siden
  • Great episode.

    Nick BoylenNick Boylen3 dager siden
  • Why can't they make a standard range AWD? Here in Norway you have to have AWD, but you don't need long range!

    mark tottonmark totton3 dager siden
    • So just charge it less frequently ...

      Jackson CallanJackson Callan2 dager siden
  • Wooow <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="283">4:43</a> I had this in my Skoda Octavia since 2005, real rocket science :D

    AndrzejAndrzej4 dager siden
  • S is too big for me in America too but Americans seem to like oversized everything. Granted our roads are mostly wider but still.

    Bo McGillacuttyBo McGillacutty4 dager siden
  • Maybe the end of 2021 in the UK, you might be able to get a Model Y !!!!! Don't forget that SpaceX is sending the most recent astronauts to the Space Station by a US made rocket in 9 years!!!!! Elon Musk!! It is very exciting, pride for innovation and the human spirit!!!! I am waiting on a very long list of Cybertruck reservations, like 700,000 and growing.

    Tesla DudeTesla Dude4 dager siden
  • :32 .Wow. I was just watching "a competitor's" T video, and cut during the end roll, switched over to some meat and potatoes Tesla, and your intro had me hypnotized to the extent that when my good friend Kryten popped on, I had a little moment stuck in the 90's. I hear that will get worse with age. See, Picard.

    Phil RabePhil Rabe4 dager siden
  • great presenter! lucid, prepared, genuine....Smart

    EdWilsonPhotoEdWilsonPhoto4 dager siden
  • If only it was going to be £32K for SR. I would be shocked if it doesn't start at £39K by 2022. I put the performance AWD range down because of the bigger wheels it has as standard.

    David ChowDavid Chow4 dager siden
  • Why buy a tesla or any other electirc car as if you follow the news a landrover discovery will go from london 260 miles to county durham to durham hospital and back 5 miles, 30 min drive to barnard castle and back and 260 miles back to london all on 1 tank of petrol? This must be the most economical landrover in history owner DOMINIC CUMMINGS

  • So desperate for a model Y! Ready to place my deposit as soon as I can order. Not-yet possible on the UK Tesla website. How much longer does anyone think we, in UK will have to wait after Giga Berlin rolls-out the Left-hand drive? How much longer after LHD model 3 did RHD model 3 come? Will Y be quicker do you think?

    David MorseDavid Morse4 dager siden
  • Its funny bc to me and most Americans this is bearly even an SUV

    Brandon RodriguezBrandon Rodriguez4 dager siden
  • Subbed, wonderfull show

    jacob bogersjacob bogers4 dager siden
  • 197 dislikes, wtf???? Russian bots?

    jacob bogersjacob bogers4 dager siden
  • Robert, please stop with those face thumbnails, that’s a really bad idea in my opinion.

    One MonsterOne Monster4 dager siden
  • That pricing is way off. A base model 3 is over £40k so why would anyone believe that a model y will start at £32k?

    bikeman123bikeman1234 dager siden
  • Made in the same country that brought you COVID 19 and put hundreds out of work

    john johnsjohn johns4 dager siden
  • i like jaguar i pace. but its very expensive :(

    Gregg_JGregg_J4 dager siden
  • I can't afford a Tesla, but i love where they have pushed the competition! I don't know how anyone could think we are so close to having reasonable electric cars without them pushing the industry that way!

    klaquaklaqua4 dager siden
  • The "y" should be available in Europe in the summer 2021 since Tesla stated that it will be produced in the Giga Berlin which should start operating in july 2021. Thus sooner than 2022...

    Rudy Van De WalleRudy Van De Walle4 dager siden
  • Loving the comments at the end about a certain billionaire who shall remain nameless 😂

    FieryToastFieryToast4 dager siden
  • Im reserving myself to a model Y performance. Im starting to get a bit tired with dsg service, haldex service, oil service and the list goes on. Its an inconvenience and I have better things to be doing with my time. Enjoy the shows, thumbs up from me :)

    jsouto77jsouto775 dager siden
  • Grossly misinformed episode.

    Kyocera kittenKyocera kitten5 dager siden
  • Poor old Panasonic, are they not the company that to date have provided all Tesla vehicle batteries, they rarely get a mention. All the best to Tesla when they go it on their own & also LG.

    Paul CoxPaul Cox5 dager siden
  • Just test drove a Model Y. The sales rep told us that all production for July/August this year would be going to Europe for deliveries.

    Jeremiah PreszlerJeremiah Preszler5 dager siden
  • Stupid image

    FY HungFY Hung5 dager siden
  • Totally automated factory, almost no people in it. ...but somehow they had to social distance? Automation = SOCIAL DISTANCE

    Ricky BosephusRicky Bosephus5 dager siden
  • wtf? Its only 10cm wider and longer... seems to not be able drive a car. if you need something to worry about, its their poor build quality and reliability...

    EdgyNumber1EdgyNumber15 dager siden
    • @vidznstuff1 I don't live in an Italian vilage. Neither does Robert.

      EdgyNumber1EdgyNumber14 dager siden
    • You clearly have never driven through an Italian village

      vidznstuff1vidznstuff14 dager siden
  • elon musk is an engineer and a scientist dude, how can you not know that

    bollyblobbollyblob5 dager siden
  • It's all about the engineers, the executives and ELON MUSK etc. It's all about everyone in Tesla.

    The ObserverThe Observer5 dager siden

    The ObserverThe Observer5 dager siden
  • How come the prices of the cars aren't dropping if the cost of batteries is falling?

    Northern Ireland Foot & Ankle ClinicNorthern Ireland Foot & Ankle Clinic5 dager siden
    • Because they don't have to.

      vidznstuff1vidznstuff14 dager siden
  • excusem me one sec the 0-60 actully come in handy way more then you think for one passing another iv been to earop and you have the same issue we have in the usa with some on ramps being steep up hill and short as hell

    daniel velezdaniel velez5 dager siden
    • 0-60 is not correlated to rolling acceleration. A Corvette will clean a Model S's clock in highway passing, despite having a worse 0-60.

      vidznstuff1vidznstuff14 dager siden
  • Just ignore the comments Robert. It's a great show!

    David IrwinDavid Irwin5 dager siden
  • That thumbnail is just obnoxious. Don't do that.

    Benjamin HipplerBenjamin Hippler5 dager siden
  • "Massive rear-end capacity". What a turn of phrase.

    George HollowayGeorge Holloway5 dager siden
  • The WLTP figures for the Model Y have not been measured officially yet, so the current figures on the Tesla Homepage are only estimates. I assume that the WLTP figures for the AWD versions in the end will be slightly higher than the EPA figures. Also: the length of the Model Y is 4,751 meters according to most sources.

    Gonzo KryllakeGonzo Kryllake5 dager siden
  • " There is so much content " First Time viewer. EXELLENT ! Mosh Australia.

    Peter SemmensPeter Semmens5 dager siden
  • Disagree about the "static technology". Electric motors are an extremely mature technology. About the only thing that can improve is the batteries. ICE manufacturers could put in the software, could put in auto updates, mobile phones instead of keys, etc.. They choose not to because they see upgrading as a way to sell new cars.

    Paul GoffinPaul Goffin5 dager siden
  • Tesla Y + ID3 + Honda E. Wow, amazing options in 2020. This is amazing for the air pollution in the cities.

    MrBazsi888MrBazsi8885 dager siden
  • "EV´s then cost the same as ICE cars" with a battery lasting one million mile and a comparable purchase price EV´s cost much less then an ICE car. So everyone who has a garage or carport with a plug makes the much better chice with purchasing an EV, emission restrictions are another aspect. Furthermore I am very confident about the fact that charge times will be much lower with Teslas new battery technology. In one of the patents a charge time of 9 minutes vs 30 minutes was stated (I suppose something like 10-80%).

    Nils FrederkingNils Frederking5 dager siden
    • @Nils Frederking "I am very confident about the fact that charge times will be much lower with Teslas new battery technology" You didn't show a charge time reduction, you merely spewed off random things about a low cost battery that lasts 1M miles - yes, it's the electrolyte. Again, no free lunch - you do not get faster charging from that tech.

      vidznstuff1vidznstuff14 dager siden
    • @vidznstuff1 You have several components in a batter, anode cathode electrolyte, some can be combined differently. I refer to the Tesla patent of Dec. 26th 2019, as far as I remember it is an electrolyte patent. No free lunch but a lot of research and effort from some of the best people in that field, for example Jeff Dahn.

      Nils FrederkingNils Frederking4 dager siden
    • That battery is made for low cost, not for fast charging. So, doubt it. Mother Nature rarely makes free lunches for engineers.

      vidznstuff1vidznstuff14 dager siden
  • Yo, european rodes are fine. Its the UK thats fucked up. Stop saying europe when you mean UK.

    Azar HuseynliAzar Huseynli5 dager siden
    • Hmmm, have driven extensively in the UK, Europe and the US; Europe has plenty of small roads as well, especially when compared to the US. Thanks, Fully Charged Dan

      fullychargedshowfullychargedshow5 dager siden
  • too much tesla

    Chrome bookChrome book6 dager siden
  • They had to make it wider to balance out for the added height or else the car would look narrow like it would tip over easily. Also for aesthetics for the car to still look pleasing on the eyes as well giving it a sense of planted feel. Great show!

    DM 2MWDM 2MW6 dager siden
  • You are right. Thinking back to my childhood, I remember cars with starting problems, overheating coolers on rising roads, problems with the "distributor arm" could be seen on a daily basis. Not to forget half of the cars covered with rust.

    mkmm60mkmm606 dager siden
  • You're not a fanboi or hater bobby, you seem like a decent guy who is a fan and genuine advocate for cleantech. what you are is a FRAUD ENABLER. musk is a symptom of ZIRP along with other frauds like UBER, Spotify, Theranos, Softbank etc. Charlatans like Musk are inevitable when cycles go on as long as this one..........this car, this episode and your sycophancy and extraordinarily limited understanding of the technology you promote and frauds behind them will not end well. By all means keep on promoting the guy who called a national hero a pedo, sends workers back to work despite county orders, and seems to magically cook up a random profit with billions in A/R when he needs to raise and is such high risk the board cannot get D&O insurance so musk has to insure them himself........this piece of cr*p company has been losing $7000USD/car for nearly two decades...........honestly where were the signs................if you think elon is smart, its because you are not............. when the tide goes out we get to see who has been swimming naked.

    all things electricall things electric6 dager siden
    • Oh dear, another one. What on earth are you on about you toxically isolated freak of nature. Only you and some sad sweaty palmed nut bags know what "ZIRP" means, I don't and I don't want to. But to start your comment all supportive and understanding and then suddenly go ALL CAPS accusing me of being a FRAUD ENABLER kind of gives the impression that you are a few solar tiles short of a full roof. I totally agree, musk is a nightmare. So fucking what? If you are right, and this musk bloke you're so obsessed with is a fraudster, a liar and a psychopathic murderer, then tesla will go bankrupt, thousands of people will be out of work and you can punch the air knowing you, and only you, could see through the lies. Or something And half baked fuckwits like me will be crying over our fallen hero, or some other utter bullshit fantasy. Get in the sea.

      fullychargedshowfullychargedshow5 dager siden
  • Dear Robert, don't worry about the comments whether you are the Tesla version of Schrodingers Cat, both right and wrong at the same time, one can never keep everyone happy. I like your channel and I think you all are doing very well in promoting EVs and renewable energy etc. I am a fan boy of everything EV and renewable energy etc. I don't have an EV, as I can't even afford a decent range EV yet (a Leaf won't work for our family in NZ) and that is taking ALL costs into account. But I will be buying one as soon as I can afford it (or convert my current favourite car as soon as I can find an affordable conversion kit). Please keep going with this channel as I do have fun watching it.

    Eugene BajemaEugene Bajema6 dager siden
  • Tesla-sunami. Funny stuff. I think people forget that the people paying for their big-featured Teslas are paving the way for cheaper Tesla models for the rest of us. This is the way. 👍⭐️😀

    djt2412djt24126 dager siden
  • Whether you are a Tesla fan or not, I think we all wish that other companies would make things to get excited about. I absolutely love my Model 3 but I'm disappointed that it has no real competition and thus Tesla can ask whatever price they want.

    Dave TurnerDave Turner6 dager siden
  • Teslahaterfanboy...anyway, Octopus Energy has asked our household if we could BURN ELECTRICAL ENERGY for a bit, between 5am and 7am this morning (Sunday 25th May 2020). They prefer we don't use hi-lo systems (I immediately think hi-lo security lamps, but they must mean stuff that varies the load a lot). [EDIT forgot to say the reason for this - the virus has shut down so much in the UK, it's going to damage the National Grid if we don't get some energy dumped out of it.] So we will put on a wash in the machine, can't dishwasher we don't have one, but I guess powering up the old PC Tower will help (at the start of 'Judge Dredd' he's called to a block war - my PC tower is a little bigger than that building. However, I have slotted in an SSD and now it boots almost as fast as the ipad). Anyway, they are advertising at the moment at the front of your vid, and they do claim all or most energy is from renewables, and they are not more expensive as far as we can see, than others. Carry on Robert, you Tesla-hating-FanBoy you.

    sleekitwansleekitwan6 dager siden
  • Robert, you butchered pronunciation of Carvalho lol

    hydrolife techhydrolife tech6 dager siden
  • Terafactory because its battery production capacity is over 1 Terawatt hours per year

    hydrolife techhydrolife tech6 dager siden
  • 2010: Battery costs USD 1,500/kwh 2020: It's rumoured Tesla&CATL battery costs USD 80/kwh At that cost, EVs will be cheaper to manufacturer than vehicles burning fossil fuels. Insane improvements!

    hydrolife techhydrolife tech6 dager siden
  • Great episode. Love ev.’s and Tesla but evs in general are for rich people.. really hope the battery price will fall as we need to replace our 15 year old car

    j Cornishj Cornish6 dager siden
  • I am still most excited about the Cyber Truck and Roadster.

    For The Love Of NoiseFor The Love Of Noise6 dager siden
  • Plonker !

    Robert Van ZantRobert Van Zant6 dager siden
  • No info on Energy Web Token? Impossible to miss that, links between Tesla's new P2P power grid, Autobidder and Energy Web Token. Aemo that is using this system currently in Australia and even the company Tepco is listed by the Token creator. A small update on the Model 3 and its live, especially with the new million mile battery. EWT reached all time high today. You are welcome. Finally a crypto that is used for something other than speculation. Research it yourself guys, this should be enough to get you starting. To be honest, Bitcoin cant be used for anything like it is. Its like version 0.1 of the technology that has risen. All credit to the one/people that have created bitcoin but we are not driving the first car ever made, are we?

    AlexanderAlexander6 dager siden
  • Robert, you Tesla loving hater you 😂 .....still waiting for the time I can buy mine....I’m about 18 months away and counting 😄

    Darren PalmerDarren Palmer6 dager siden
  • 77mm wider and this fuzz face is complaining man the English are so spoiled.

    Grizzy BearGrizzy Bear6 dager siden
    • LOL, unlike the Americans who never complain and are lean, mean super fit hero's who don't need massive cars. Stroll on sunshine

      fullychargedshowfullychargedshow5 dager siden
  • What a lovely blue background.

    evergreenpenguinevergreenpenguin6 dager siden
  • Great tesla Intro feature - Well done

    Blinka BotBlinka Bot6 dager siden
  • One point about cobalt- an enormous amount is used to refine oil into gasoline. So much so that CURRENT batteries use less per mile than gasoline economy transit.

    Timothy HanesTimothy Hanes6 dager siden
  • Thanks!

    James HardyJames Hardy6 dager siden
  • Could you be a Fan Hating Boy Tesla? o_O ...or possibly a Fanning Tesla Hat Boy? ...Tesla Hat?

    Marty theMartianMarty theMartian6 dager siden
  • Interesting developments indeed but still Teslas remain rich man's toys. The electric car is still not *the* car. It's close to becoming the car but it's not close enough.

    Dimitare NedeltchevDimitare Nedeltchev6 dager siden
  • Tesla needs to think bigger and open a peta factory.

    spudnic88spudnic886 dager siden
  • Not mention MUSK? Incredibly disrespectful. Without musk electrical cars would NOT be here, the company would fail. Combine the whole of Tesla and you have 50% percent of Musk. This thinking although you would say innocent I think secretly outlines your dislike and hope of replace,ent of him. He is Steve Jobs x 100. The most American American and a true hero.

    Optimistic FutureOptimistic Future6 dager siden
  • Not sure but the rwd surely will have more range than the awd but...we will see.

    Nacho CollantesNacho Collantes6 dager siden
    • Nope. They use the smaller, permanent magnet, up front motor on the AWD's for more range

      vidznstuff1vidznstuff14 dager siden
  • It's funny that you make these comments about engines as a static technology just as entry ignition engines have been formulated! Electric is the way forward but the almost 20% increase in thermal efficiency heralded by new ICE technology is nothing but a good thing.

    noeLnoeL6 dager siden
    • You should have left off "but a good thing" from the end of your posting

      vidznstuff1vidznstuff14 dager siden