The release of Tesla Cybertruck, introduced in 2019, will begin next year. This was confirmed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Tesla has stopped accepting orders for the Cybertruck electric pickup truck outside of North America, according to Tesla’s official website. The Tesla website reports that EV accepts orders for the Tesla Cybertruck in Canada, Mexico and the United States. Tesla introduced Cybertruck back in 2019, and EV is now looking to complete development of the electric pickup by the end of this year so it can begin production by 2023, as confirmed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Last month, Tesla Cybertruck appeared at the Tesla Cyber Rodeo event, which was organized at the Tesla Texas Gigafactory in Austin. Earlier, Tesla said that the all-electric Cybertruck will be manufactured at a plant in Texas.
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At the event, participants saw the Tesla Cybertruck with updated features such as the EV had no handles, it had a retractable rear window, side view cameras in plastic cladding around the front wheels along with a charging port on one of the wings. There was nothing noteworthy in the cabin of the Cybertruck prototype, and the yoke of the electric pickup had no airbags.
Earlier this year, the report described how Musk drove the car Tesla Prototype Cybertruck at the company’s Texas Gig Factory and around it. He said the experience was amazing. The head of Tesla shared his driving experience on Twitter.
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The Tesla Cybertruck, brought in 2019, was due to go into production at the end of 2021, which was later postponed to the end of 2022. However, now with the confirmation of the start of production of the electric pickup early next year, Tesla is making efforts to bring this long-awaited EV to market as soon as possible. Once launched, Tesla Cybertruck will compete with the GMC and Hummer EV Ford F-150 Lightning.
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Date of first publication: May 17, 2022, 4:19 PM IST