(Reuters) - Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) built its first Cybertruck at the electrical-automobile marker's plant in Austin, Texas, the company said in a tweet on Saturday, after two years of delays.
Tesla founder Elon Musk launched the pickup truck in a 2019 point to where the automobile's designer cracked the automobile's supposedly unbreakable "armor glass" windows.
The corporate has pushed support manufacturing timing since then and Musk had last yr cited shortages in sourcing ingredients as the trigger of pushing the commence of Cybertruck into 2023.
In a Could perhaps shareholder assembly, Musk said that Tesla would desire to acquire a quarter-million Cybertrucks a yr, depending on build a question to.
The Cybertruck commence will give Tesla an EV entrant in a single of basically the most a success segments of the U.S. market and a competitor to electrical pickups from the likes of Ford Motor(NYSE:F.N) and Rivian Car (RIVN.O), each and each of which have launched devices in smooth-restricted numbers.
Reuters reported last yr that Tesla objectives to originate mass manufacturing of Cybertruck at the end of 2023.