The EV automaker aims to begin mass production of the Tesla Cybertruck at the end of next year – 2 years later than originally planned.
The company is readying its Texas Gigafactory to start early production of the Tesla Cybertruck in mid-2023, according to Reuters, and will be gradually ramping up to full output in the second half year.
Tesla has postponed the production timing for the third time, and there is still a lot of uncertainty about the model.
Firstly, we still don’t know the final pricing except that the base price will definitely be significantly higher than the initial ‘under $40,000’. Secondly, a production version has not been unveiled yet. Thirdly, Tesla has not announced how it will manage the battery supply for the Cybertruck.
Elon Musk said the 4680 batteries would not be “any limiting factor” for the model, and that the battery output was growing up. But still, no details about the battery production volume.
Well, those hundreds of thousands who have reserved a Cybertruck are forced to wait again.
Meantime, the number of Tesla’s competitors is growing. The Ram 1500 Revolution battery-electric truck was announced the other day. It will debut at the CES 2023 in January 2023.
The model on an STLA frame in versions from 450 to 900 horsepower should go into production at the end of 2024. This is another rival to the Cybertruck, in addition to the Ford F-150 Lightning, GMC Sierra EV, or the Chevrolet Silverado EV.