Bye bye Cybertruck, Roadster and Semi: Tesla will not launch anything in 2022
After the publication of its latest financial report, Tesla confirmed that it will not launch any new vehicles in 2022. This means that current projects are once again postponed.
Did some still hope for a launch of the Cybertruck in 2022? We will have to wait at least another year. After the publication of Tesla’s latest financial report, Elon Musk spoke at a conference with investors. According to information published by The Verge on January 26, he announced, “ We are not going to launch any new vehicles this year. »
This sentence means that all the projects currently in the pipeline have once again been postponed. Are concerned: the heavyweight Semi, the sporty Roadster and the pickup Cybertruck. As for the possibility of seeing a Tesla car arrive under the $25,000 mark, it is very uncertain. » Currently we are not working on a $25,000 car “said Elon Musk.
Priority to current models for Tesla
In 2022, Tesla will prioritize its current catalog, made up of the Model 3, Model Y, Model S and Model X. Elon Musk believes that launching new vehicles could have a negative impact on the production of old ones (recall that there is a worldwide shortage) — which is not in the interest of the manufacturer. As a bonus, Tesla has other missions in progress, such as the launch of the Model S Plaid outside of North America and the inauguration of its new factories (in Berlin and Austin). « We have enough on fire at the moment. too much, even “Admitted Elon Musk. It must be admitted that Tesla is sometimes quite difficult to follow.
Obviously, Tesla has wanted to do and show too much in recent years. We recall that the Roadster and the Semi were announced in… 2017. Although less of a priority, these two vehicles have become Arlesians. In the case of the Cybertruck, the situation is a little more alarming insofar as Tesla has generated a lot of enthusiasm for it. Elon Musk continues to do so, testifies this tweet shared on January 26 in which he stated: I piloted the latest Cybertruck prototype around the Gigafactory in Texas. It’s incredible ! »
Thousands of people have been seduced by the promise of the Cybertruck, a very futuristic-looking electric pickup that could be offered for less than $40,000. Today, everything suggests that Tesla’s many promises have become difficult technical challenges to solve (example: the wiper blade), at least in the short term. » How to make the Cybertruck affordable? “Blowed Elon Musk. Answer in 2023, maybe.