The spat began last year when Musk tweeted that he had secured the funding to take Tesla private when he did not.
The company only delivered 63,000 vehicles in the quarter, down 31% from 2018’s fourth quarter.
The Model Y is an SUV and is expected to share many of the same underpinnings as its lower-cost sedan, the Model 3.
Tesla had about $11 billion in debt at the end of 2018.
Alleged Musk broke the agreement by tweeting without company approval.
He is the latest in a long line of top executives to depart the Palo Alto, California, electric car and solar panel company.
Tesla disputed the AAA study results.
Maxwell Technologies will help the manufacturer of electric vehicles cut production costs.
Follows Beijing’s announcement it would end restrictions this year on foreign ownership of electric vehicle producers.
Automaker is cutting prices by $2,000 to offset the phase-out of federal electric vehicle tax credits.
The company earned US$311.5 million during the three months ending in September.
The automaker has yet to say how it will pay for the Shanghai factory.
Tesla said it recorded one accident for every 3.34 million miles driven when its autonomous driving system was engaged.
Musk and Tesla will each pay US$20 million to resolve the SEC case.
Elon Musk’s tweets about going public caused stock headaches, now raising SEC concern.