Tesla Model 3 will probably have a solar roof option, says CEO Elon Musk
After announcing a new all-glass option similar to the Model 3, but available now on the Model S today, CEO Elon Musk went on a ‘Tweetstorm’ and revealed that Tesla could offer a similar option with embedded solar cells for the Model 3.
The roof would be able to generate solar energy to power the vehicle and/or the components inside.
That’s something that people have been speculating about since earlier this week when Musk said that Model 3 will feature a new type of glass developed in-house by the new ‘Tesla Glass’ tech group.
While Tesla developed the glass part of the ‘solar roof’ products and that automotive applications could just feature some new type of glass without any energy generating capability, we now learn that it could “probably” become an option on Tesla’s upcoming $35,000 all-electric vehicle.
Here’s what he said exactly in response to someone making the same previously mentioned assumption:
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