During the opening of a new factory in Austin, Texas, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, reported that the production line of the Cybertruck will start in 2023.
The Cybertruck was presented in 2019 and it was planned that the first models would be delivered in the last quarter of 2021, in the end derived from factors such as the Covid-19 pandemic and the shortage of chips, there was a delay that was confirmed by Elon Musk himself.
Elon Musk had assured that the Cybertruck would arrive in 2022, news agencies predicted that it would be delayed until 2023, now confirmed by the CEO of TESLA.
In the new Giga Factory that was inaugurated, Tesla plans to produce up to 1 million vehicles a year from 2023.
In the event held in the United States some updates that the Cybertruck will have were presented, among which the elimination of the handles to open the doors in this regard, Elon Musk said that the vehicle “knows when it needs to open the doors”.
Other products that were mentioned in the start-up of the factory, highlighted the Tesla Bot or also called Óptimus, which was presented in 2021 and has as its main objective to be an android that “facilitates” life for humans. The Robo taxi was also presented, which as the name implies is a robotic electric taxi with a futuristic appearance that would have 100% autonomous capabilities.
“We can’t wait to build this here (referring to the Cybertruck). I apologize for the delay, but they’re going to have this next year and it’s really going to be great.”
“This year it’s about scaling and then next year there will be a massive wave of new products”–Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla during the opening of the Giga Factory in Texas.