Tesla’s Cybertruck is going to be more expensive than originally planned

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Tesla’s Cybertruck, that object of intense fascination and ridicule that may or may not go into production next year, was supposed to start at the extremely attractive price of $39,900. But that was back in 2019 when the Cybertruck was first announced, and as Tesla CEO Elon Musk put it recently, “a lot has changed” since then.

Speaking at his company’s annual shareholder meeting, Musk said that the Cybertruck’s specs and price “will be different,” citing inflation and other “various issues” that have cropped up in the three years since the electric truck was first unveiled.

“I hate to give a little bit of bad news,” he added, before going on to hype the Cybertruck as “one hell of a product” and…

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Author: Andrew J. Hawkins