Tesla plans to show off an electric pickup truck sometime within the next two years, the companys CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter today. The pickup was taunted originally when Musk uncovered the second part of his master plan for Tesla, which began with selling expensive vehicles like the Roadster and Model S, and eventually leads to producing a wide range of more affordable vehicles at scale.
The truck was previously described as a new various kinds of pickup by Musk, though hes alluded to the concept even prior to that. Teslas desire to create a pickup makes sense given the success of the category in the companys home country, and its likely schemed alongside an upcoming lower cost compact SUV, sometimes referred to the Model Y.
Musk also razzed a forthcoming semi truck bulletin, set for September, and a convertible version of the Roadster coming in the next iteration of Teslas first vehicle, which is a high priced automobile targeted at luxury buyers.
Theres likewise good news for those patrons still hoping to receive their Simulate 3 pre-orders comparatively soon: The final disclose of the production version of the Model 3 is coming in July, Musk mentioned, which would fit with reports of multiple prototypes on the street around Tesla HQ, and its expected shipping timeline, which should find the first units go out to patrons by the end of this year.
Musk has said that by offering the Model 3, along with the Model S and Model X premium vehicles, it should be able to offer a future compact SUV and a pickup to cover most of the available consumer market. For lower cost segments, he believes that group transportation alternatives, including a forthcoming shuttle bus vehicle for multi-passenger transit, is the better style to get-up-and-go vs. lower sea-coast consumer cars.
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