On September 10th, according to foreign media reports, Tesla’s first electric pickup, Cybertruck, will begin trial production at the Texas Gigafactory in May next year.
Tesla released its Cybertruck electric pickup truck in the United States in November last year. This pickup truck is equipped with 6 seats, has a maximum cruising range of 500 miles (approximately 805 kilometers), and starts at USD 39,900 (approximately 280,000 dollars). Yuan) .
In July this year, Tesla CEO Musk said that Tesla’s next super factory will be built in Austin, Texas. The plant will be Tesla’s fifth plant after the Nevada Gigafactory, the New York Gigafactory, the Shanghai Gigafactory and the Berlin Gigafactory, and it will also be the fourth after the Fremont, Shanghai and Berlin plants. Automobile assembly plant.
Musk said that in addition to producing its electric pickup Cybertruck, the plant will also produce Model Y crossovers for customers on the East Coast.
In August of this year, foreign media reported that Tesla spent nearly $100 million to buy a piece of land in Austin to build its Texas super factory.
It is reported that the plant has started construction and has begun to recruit people. Foreign media said that the construction of the plant is incredibly fast, and it seems to catch up or even surpass the speed of Tesla’s Berlin Super Factory.
Recently, Tesla released the “Prequalification Report for Partners of the Colorado River Project in Travis County.” The report shows that the “first test run” of the Texas Super Factory is scheduled for December 30, 2020, and the “first substantial completion” is scheduled for May 1, 2021.