- Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday visited the company’s upcoming Austin Gigafacting.
- Musk took out Tesla Siebertruck, which is still in the prototype stage, and spoke to construction workers.
- Photographs suggest that it was not a new prototype as it had door handles unlike the final version employed.
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Elon Musk took a prototype for a prototype of Tesla’s Siebertruck at the automaker’s under-construction Gigafactory in Texas on Thursday, which will be home to its Cybert production.
Musk responded to a tweet Visiting the Gigafactory about Siegbruck, said: “I was just there, driving Siebertruck around the site where it would be built!”
This is the first time a prototype of a vehicle has been seen in an electric-vehicle outlet over six months Electrek Reported.
The publication stated that this could be the same prototype that Musk was seen driving around Los Angeles In December 2019 – partly due to the presence of door handles.
Musk said on Twitter in March that Updated Siebertruck will come without door handles.
The electric pickup truck does not yet have a launch date, but Musk said in January that deliveries could begin in late 2021 “If we are lucky.” He said he expected production to begin in 2022.
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Musk has been one of the driving forces behind the technological migration from Silicon Valley to the Lone Star State. Along with the Tesla factory, Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX, neurotechnology company Neuralink, and infrastructure company Boring Company all have operations in Texas.
In March, Musk announced that he was trying Create a new city called Starbase At the launch facilities of SpaceX in Texas.