Tesla Removes 2022 Production Date For Cybertruck From Its Website

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Tesla Removes 2022 Production Date For Cybertruck From Its Website

If you were hoping for your Cybertruck in 2022, it might be time to (again) realign your expectations.

Tesla has reportedly removed its 2022 production date for the Cybertruck from its website, according to multiple reports Thursday morning.

Edmunds was first to point out that the company's website used to say “You will be able to complete your configuration as production nears in 2022” and now it states: “You will be able to complete your configuration as production nears.”

Recall, last year we reported that Tesla was delaying the Cybertruck to "late 2022". Now it looks as though that schedule may still be too aggressive. 

We wrote in September:

Before we even opine on the details, we're going to take the "over" regarding this timeline and guess the truck doesn't happen until 2023, perhaps even later.

Musk's delayed timeline for the truck was first announced last year by pro-Tesla blog electrek, who was even forced to note that even though the truck was "once seen as potentially the first to market" it is "now falling behind".

Meanwhile, competitors like Ford's F-150 Lightning continue to garner significant attention and, more importantly, are actually on their way to existing.

Tesla "only recently" completed the engineering design for the truck, the September 2021 report said. The report also noted that in August 2021, Tesla had confirmed it would start production in Austin after the Model Y. 

“We are also making progress on the industrialization of Cybertruck, which is currently planned for Austin production subsequent to Model Y," the company said during an earnings report last year.

But on an internal call with employees in September 2021,...

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