What happened to Tesla Cybertruck?

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his wedge-shaped truck prototype have been the center of attention in Los Angeles for the past two years. The Tesla Cybertruck made its public debut on November 21, 2019, in front of a global audience.

Nearly 1.3 million consumers have paid $100 to reserve a Cybertruck since then. If every order is fulfilled, this will bring in roughly $79 billion in cash. Despite this, it has yet to be put on the road.

It's unclear when we'll see a real Cybertruck on the road, however Tesla promises it'll be in stores in 2022.

Let's take a look at what's transpired since the announcement of the Cybertruck.

12th of November, 2019 Musk stated only days before the Cybertruck's unveiling that the business will build a new Gigafactory in the United States to produce the pickup truck. Following Nevada, New York, and Shanghai, it would be the fourth Tesla Gigafactory.

Tesla stated that it has gotten 146,000 pre-orders for the Cybertruck prototype less than 24 hours after revealing it. According to Musk, 17 percent of consumers pre-ordered the single-motor vehicle, while 42 percent picked the dual-motor option and another 41 percent chose the tri-motor truck.

Musk revealed on Twitter on November 26, 2019, five days after the Cybertruck's premiere, that pre-orders had hit 250,000 units. 6th of December, 2019 The business acknowledged that production of the standard rear-wheel-drive model will be delayed in order to expedite manufacturing of the dual- and tri-motor variants, which were the most popular pre-order choices.

Musk warned venture capital firm Loup Ventures on January 31, 2020, that the company will be unable to satisfy demand within the planned manufacturing dates. According to estimates, pre-order numbers had surpassed 500,000 units.

On April 14, 2020, the city of Joplin, Missouri, granted 1,042 acres along a train line, as well as a complete tax exemption through 2032, for a roughly $1 billion incentive package.

The Cybertruck made its first public appearance after its premiere in Los Angeles at the Petersen Automotive Museum on June 20, 2020.

Pre-orders for the Cybertruck have hit 650,000 units little over six months after its introduction, according to sources.

Elon Musk, the company's CEO, said on September 25, 2020 that the company's new Gigafactory in Texas will produce 250,000 Cybertrucks each year.

Samsung had agreed to supply outside cameras for the Cybertruck, according to reports dated July 13, 2021. For autonomous capabilities, the production Cybertruck is said to include more than ten cameras, including side and rearview monitors, as well as front- and rear-facing cameras.

The Cybertruck had over 1,256,000 pre-orders as of August 3, 2021.

Tesla erased all specs and price information from its Cybertruck web page just over a month ago.

A Tesla Cybertruck was recently spotted in California testing with what seemed to be side mirrors and rear-wheel steering.

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