It looks like you’ll be able to drive a Tesla Cybertruck by the middle of next year, according to the Tesla boss himself.
During a recent call to investors, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, confirmed that his electric car company plans to start delivering the Cybertruck, its battery-powered van, “by the middle of next year.”
It is the most concrete delivery time that Musk has revealed for the Cybertruck. On last quarter’s earnings call, Musk said the truck would arrive “hopefully next year.” Tesla first announced the truck in 2019 , with the intention of starting production in late 2021. The company eventually announced a delay to 2022, and Musk later said during Tesla’s fourth-quarter earnings call that the Cyberyrunk would be out. on sale hopefully next year.
Keep in mind that competitors are also accelerating their electric truck plans, with Ford on track to build 150,000 F-150 Lightning trucks by 2023.
Cybertruck’s delay is not solely due to the pandemic. There are reports that the company has problems with the angular design of the vehicle.
Musk has not specified what Tesla needs to do to get the Cybertruck ready. But anyone who follows the company will notice that he has had production problems with all the models – the S, X, 3 and Y – in recent months.