Logo
Sound journalism, grounded in facts and Biblical truth | Donate

Tesla readies Cybertruck


Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, Calif., on Thursday. Associated Press/Photo by Ringo H.W. Chiu

Tesla readies Cybertruck

CEO Elon Musk said Tesla has received 146,000 orders for its new wedge-shaped electric pickup truck. The company unveiled the futuristic model to mixed reviews on Thursday night.

Is it worth it? The truck starts at $39,900 plus a refundable $100 order fee. Its unveiling derailed when Tesla design chief Franz von Holzhausen broke the truck’s window during a stunt to show how strong the glass was. Some analysts have panned the design, and Tesla shares fell by more than 6 percent on Friday. The Cybertruck is set to go to production in 2021.

Dig deeper: Read my report in The Sift about Musk’s tangle with regulators last year.


Rachel Lynn Aldrich Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. She is a Patrick Henry College and World Journalism Institute graduate. Rachel resides with her husband in Wheaton, Ill.

COMMENT BELOW

Please wait while we load the latest comments...

Comments

Please register or subscribe to comment on this article.

news2me

How much is this costing American taxpayers?