PALO ALTO (KPIX 5) – Vegans can now feel better about driving a Tesla.
The electric carmaker announced on Tuesday the Model 3 Sedan is now completely ‘leather-free.’READ MORE: San Jose May Raise Illegal Dumping Fines To $10,000 Per Offense - 'A No Nonsense Approach'
The company posted the news along with a video featuring a happy cow on Twitter.
Model 3 interior is now 100% leather-free 🐄 pic.twitter.com/2F47zp8A4T
— Tesla (@Tesla) August 31, 2019READ MORE: Dublin Considers Proposal To Build 300 Affordable Housing Units Near West Dublin / Pleasanton BART
Drivers getting behind the wheel won’t see any animal product. Even the steering wheel is vegan.
The move comes after CEO Elon Musk told shareholders in June that a leather-free car was in the works.MORE NEWS: Motorcyclist Killed After Being Rear-Ended Along Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County
Tesla says the Model 3 will now come with interiors made from synthetic leather.