Tesla Cybertruck will not be made in 2022, Elon Musk confirms

After a lot hypothesis based mostly on altering verbiage on the Tesla Cybertruck web site, CEO Elon Musk confirmed the inevitable: The dystopian electrical pickup is not taking place this yr.

Musk introduced throughout his EV firm’s fourth quarter earnings name Wednesday that Tesla wouldn’t be including any new autos to its present “S3XY” line-up in 2022.

“It might not make any sense,” Musk mentioned on the decision.

However he did depart room for hope that the Cybertruck, next-generation Roadster sports activities automotive, Semi big-rig truck, and humanoid robotic may all turn into actual in 2023. However as with all issues Tesla and Musk, there aren’t any ensures.

Tesla watchers have been already anticipating a Cybertruck delay in spite of everything mentions of a 2022 manufacturing date have been faraway from the truck’s web site earlier this month. The Cybertruck was first introduced in 2019 and was supposed to start out manufacturing on the almost-open Giga Texas manufacturing facility in Austin by the top of this yr.

Not so quick.

Later within the name, Musk shot down one other new venture (a finances $25,000 compact EV). “We’ve sufficient on our plate proper now,” he mentioned. “An excessive amount of frankly.”