KEY POINTS
  • Tesla is taking orders for its Model 3 electric sedans in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Customers have to make a $2,500 deposit up front, which goes towards the overall cost of the car.
  • Previously, would-be Model 3 owners put down a $1,000 "reservation" deposit to secure a place in line.

Tesla is taking orders for its Model 3 electric sedans throughout the U.S. and Canada, no reservations required.

Previously, would-be Model 3 owners had to put down a $1,000 deposit to secure a place in line to buy the car. Now, anyone in North America can order one via Tesla's website.