Tesla’s Cybertruck finally gets a delivery date

Tesla CEO Elon Musk driving the Cybertruck.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk driving the Cybertruck in August. Tesla

Tesla has finally revealed the Cybertruck’s delivery date: November 30.

Elon Musk-led automaker announces date in a post on x, The event will take place at Tesla’s Cybertruck Gigafactory in Austin, Texas.

The announcement is in line with Musk’s promise in April that the delivery schedule would be in the third quarter, but that came and went without any update.

If past Tesla launch events are anything to go by, the long-awaited launch event late next month will likely have a party-like atmosphere, with Musk handing over the first Cybertruck to early customers. You never know, the CEO might even have some dance moves.

New Cybertruck owners should also get a medal for demonstrating an impressive level of patience, as they were among the first to pre-order the futuristic-looking, all-electric pickup when it was unveiled four years ago. Were among.

By this summer, there had reportedly been nearly 2 million orders for the Cybertruck, with each customer paying a $100 refundable deposit. But Musk said during a Tesla earnings call on Wednesday that there will be challenges in getting production up to capacity any time soon, adding that it will still be some time before it all gets delivered. The Tesla chief said the automaker is aiming to produce about 250,000 Cybertrucks a year, but he said that’s unlikely to happen until after 2024.

The announcement of Wednesday’s delivery has taken a long time. Development of the Cybertruck has faced several delays along the way, causing it to miss its original 2021 target date. This has allowed rival automakers to catch up, meanwhile companies like Ford and Rivian have launched electric pickups of their own.

Tesla may be hoping that the Cybertruck’s unique design will help make the vehicle successful, although it may be a few years from now. Musk accepted That “there is some possibility that the Cybertruck will flop.”

However, recently, the Tesla boss spoke more positively, I am saying in August He believes the Cybertruck is “our best product yet.”

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