Tesla tweeted an image of its first electrical truck rolling off the meeting line

Tesla says its first manufacturing Cybertruck Electrical Pickup has rolled off the meeting line, practically two years not on time.

The corporate posted on Twitter a photograph on Saturday exhibiting dozens of staff in yellow helmets and vests surrounding the truck.

“The First Digital Truck Was Constructed In Giga Texas!” Tesla tweeted, together with an emoji sporting a cowboy hat. Proprietor Elon Musk retweeted the put up.

Musk unveiled the truck in late 2019, and Tesla mentioned manufacturing would start in late 2021, although the corporate has since warned that manufacturing will begin slowly and in smaller numbers than different Tesla vehicles.

With its wedge-shaped form and stainless-steel physique—which Tesla calls an exoskeleton—the Cybertruck doesn’t seem like a standard pickup truck. Some analysts criticized it as a distinct segment product that will not have vast attraction.

Musk mentioned in April that the corporate expects to ship the primary truck, probably within the July-September quarter. As with different new merchandise, he mentioned, manufacturing will begin slowly after which velocity up.

He mentioned, “It takes time to get the manufacturing line going, and that is actually a really radical product. It’s not made the best way different vehicles are made. So let’s see.”

The truck’s 2019 unveiling was derailed when a window billed as unbreakable was spider-cracked when it was hit by a big steel ball, prompting an expletive for Musk.

Tesla initially mentioned it might make three variations of the truck, starting from about $40,000 to $70,000. Later, the corporate eliminated pricing from the web page the place prospects can resolve whether or not to drop $100 and place an order.

Rivals have flooded into the electrical truck market, together with the Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivian Automotive’s R1T. Each seem like conventional pickup vans.

Tesla is scheduled to report its second-quarter monetary outcomes on July 19.