The first Cybertrucks should roll in the course of next year, according to Elon Musk who made the promise during the inauguration of the new Texan Gigafactory.
After the announcement of the Cybertruck in 2019, the boss of Tesla had promised a marketing from 2021. But it was far too optimistic. Not only were the automaker’s production capacities lacking, but the pandemic and then the shortage of components were invited. Result: a first report for 2022.
No handle for the doors
But obviously, that won’t be enough. On the occasion of the inauguration party of the new Gigafactory based in Texas, Elon Musk apologized for the delay of the pickup, but he especially announced a commercialization of the Cybertruck for 2023. The vehicle has also dropped its door handles, they will open automatically when the driver approaches.
The manufacturer will produce the vehicle in its Texas plant, which aims to assemble the largest volume of cars in the United States. The Tesla boss explained that the global presence of the various Gigafactory allows them to better serve regional markets: if this new factory is based in Texas, it is because there is a real market for large pick-ups in this State and more broadly, in the United States.
On the other hand, the Berlin Gigafactory will mainly produce Model Y, an SUV better suited than the Cybertruck to the European market. The year 2022 will be marked by an acceleration of the manufacturer’s production, announced Elon Musk, to a level that has never been reached. in the history of mankind “, according to him !
2023 will be the year of the launch of new products, a ” massive wave “, praised Musk never out of superlative. There is the Cybertruck, but also the Semi truck also unveiled in 2019. Tesla also plans to start production of its Optimus robots next year. And it’s far from over, the rumor thus provides for a robotaxi which should be quite futuristic.