Tesla will lastly begin promoting the Cybertruck subsequent yr, Elon Musk introduced in the course of the opening night time of the corporate’s Giga Texas manufacturing facility. Throughout his onstage presentation, Musk confirmed off the Cybertruck manufacturing automobile, which nonetheless seems like earlier variations, besides its doorways not have handles. The automobile will be capable of inform you might be there and can know that it’s purported to open the doorways. He additionally apologized for the delay in releasing the Cybertruck which was first introduced in 2019. Tesla’s authentic (and really optimistic) goal launch date was 2021, however that delayed the launch of the automobile to 2022, and now to 2023.
The automaker will construct the Cybertruck at its Texas Gigafactory, which it hopes will develop into the “largest” auto plant in America. Musk additionally talked about his different deliberate Gigactories all over the world and the way making autos close to the place they’ll be shipped is way more environmentally pleasant. This yr, it’s about ramping up manufacturing – a scale that “no firm has ever achieved in human historical past,” Musk mentioned in the course of the presentation – whereas subsequent yr, it is going to be a matter of launching a “large wave of latest merchandise”.
Along with the Cybertruck, the corporate additionally plans to launch the Tesla Semi EV subsequent yr, together with different merchandise it has but to disclose. The big electrical rig designed to move items over lengthy distances was purported to be launched in 2019, however its launch has additionally been pushed again a number of occasions. Tesla’s humanoid robotic Optimus may even start manufacturing in 2023, Musk mentioned, and will probably be designed to do all the roles people don’t wish to do. One other future product we will apparently sit up for is a devoted robotaxi that will probably be designed to look fairly futuristic. Earlier than all that, nevertheless, Tesla will launch a big beta model of its absolutely autonomous driving expertise in North America this yr.
You’ll be able to watch Musk announce Cybertruck’s new launch date beneath:
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