Prominent Tesla investor Gary Black believes the automaker can deliver 10,000 Tesla Cybertrucks in 2023. It could take a long time for electric car makers to fulfill millions of orders. The Tesla Cybertruck remains one of the automaker’s most anticipated and delayed projects. Despite launching it in 2019, Tesla failed miserably to get the Cybertruck into production, prompting accusations that the automaker over-promised and under-delivered.
Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk have repeatedly confirmed that the Cybertruck will arrive in 2023. However, official production of the all-electric pickup isn’t expected to begin until later this year, and mass production could begin in 2023. Early 2024. Giga Texas is already building tools for the electric pickup.
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The automaker claims to have secured more than 2 million orders for the Cybertruck. With that in mind, and Tesla’s plans to start production of the Cybertruck this year, Black may be on the right track, The Street reports.
In recent months, Tesla has been able to increase overall production at all of its manufacturing plants around the world. The electric automaker will produce almost 50% more vehicles in 2022 than in 2021. Its deliveries in 2022 are also about 40% higher than in 2021. If the automaker can continue this momentum in terms of production and deliveries, the auto brand will be able to hit the 10,000th Cybertruck delivery milestone, as predicted by Gary Black.
First published date: Jan 20, 2023, 10:08 AM CST