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: Firefighters Working to Save Giant Sequoias Forced to Flee Advancing Flames
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: San Mateo Deputies Arrest Man Suspected in Stabbing Attack With Wood Stake
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: UPDATE: Southbound Hwy 17 Lanes Cleared After Woman Jumps Off Pedestrian Bridge
Tesla says the Model 3 will now come with interiors made from synthetic leather.