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Elon Musk says Tesla’s Cybertruck could “temporarily act as a boat” to cross rivers and lakes

Tesla Cybertruck.

  • Elon Musk Tweeted new details about Tesla’s Cybertruck of the future.
  • He said the pickup can float and act as a boat for short periods of time.
  • According to Tesla, the Cybertruck will go into production next year, two years behind schedule.

For years, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has slowly revealed details about his company’s long-delayed Cybertruck pickup. electric truck It can float and work like a boat for short periods of time.

“The Cybertruck is waterproof enough to temporarily function as a boat, so it can traverse rivers, lakes and even oceans where there aren’t many waves,” Musk tweeted.

Years of delays have left pre-order owners and industry watchers simply wondering when the Cybertruck will be truckTesla has a unique looking model flashy event It was scheduled to go on sale in 2019 and start sales in 2021, but now says it will start production in 2023.

in the meantime, ford, general motorsand California startups Rivian Launched all its own battery-powered pickups.

Musk has a habit of making promises about future products and technologies that are hard to keep.He said rocket thrusters would allow Tesla Roadster sports car to hoverFor years he has said Tesla is on the brink of building a fully self-driving car.

Several specs about Cybertruck have changed in the three years since its introduction.The truck will be more expensive than the Tesla at around $40,000 initially advertised, Musk told shareholders in August.Late last year he said his first model was out Has 4 motors and rear wheel steeringcan rotate on the spot like a tank or drive diagonally.

Tesla says two other delayed models will enter production next year: semi-tractor trailer and roadster sports car. Elon Musk says Tesla’s Cybertruck could “temporarily act as a boat” to cross rivers and lakes

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