Very late on Tuesday US time, Tesla CEO Elon Musk remembered a bit on Twitter. Eight years ago, Tesla released all of its patents for use, he first called it a link to an old blog entry about it, then called up His “Master Plan, Part Deux” for Tesla, which came out six years ago and will have a sequel soon. In between, Musk has also commented on Tesla’s immediate future—which he made a surprising announcement about.
Tesla truck with huge range
“Delivery of the 500-mile Tesla semi-truck begins this year, Cybertruck next year,” Musk wrote on Twitter between the patent and plan letters. The surprise lies in the first part of this communication. Because Semi production was originally announced for 2019, but the CEO recently set 2023 as the date for that. when Tesla AGM last week He confirmed the launch of Cybertruck in the middle of the year, but didn’t say anything about half.
In Tesla’s Q2 2022 report, the status of both cars was “in development” (plus the new Roadster and a first for “Robotaxi & others). Musk recently confirmed that the Cybertruck will be produced at the Gigafactory in Texas. He first mentioned this when it was announced About this new site in the summer of 2020. Musk said at the time Tesla Semi is also built there.
Tesla semi truck starts shipping 500 miles this year, Cybertruck next year
– Elon Musk August 10, 2022
However, recently, prototypes were seen and shown (see photo above) at the Gigafactory in Nevada, where Tesla has also installed several Megacharger poles for super-fast recharging. According to rumors from the end of 2021, there should be half of limited production in a new hall near the plant. Early lead order maker Frito-Lay also reported that it expects to deliver the first 15 Tesla Semis before the end of the year. They don’t seem to be coming after all, but they did in June Installing a Megacharger in Frito-Lay, California The company is said to have received at least one half of the test.
Musk leaves 4,680 questions semi-open
According to new information from Musk, more and also other customers will have to follow this year – after the semi-presentation in November 2017, there were a number of large orders. Preparations for its production in Texas have not been observed, so Tesla trailers are likely to continue in greater numbers than in Nevada for the time being. Musk’s range of 500 miles (800 kilometers is good) could mean that only a 300-mile version of the peninsula has been seen so far. To get a higher value According to YouTube user calculations, Tesla will need approximately 1,000 kWh battery capacity. On Tuesday, Musk did not initially respond to a question about whether this would be resolved with his own 4,680 batteries.
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