That the Tesla Cybertruck and the Tesla Roadster are long in coming. But how much longer, really?
Tesla communicates at lightning speed, but the period between word and deed is getting longer. Add the corona crisis and the chip shortage on top of that and you get huge delays. For example, CEO Elon Musk says that the production version of the Tesla Roadster already proposed in 2017 will not be ready in 2022, but only in 2023. All kinds of excuses are mentioned, both internally (first technology requires development time) and externally (supply problems at the subcontractors). The fact that the electric sports car is not a priority for Elon Musk and his followers will also play a role. Tesla currently has other cats to flog than that blazing-fast Roadster.
Like the Tesla Cybertruck, that electric pickup truck with its angular body design. There, too, Elon Muk is lagging behind the initial schedule. Production start is on the agenda for 2022, but the Tesla Cybertruck is not expected to be delivered before 2023. Here too, both Covid-19 and the semiconductor crisis are mentioned as reasons, although the American manufacturer admits that the development of the Tesla Cybertruck has also been delayed. All right, as long as postponement does not become a cancellation…