On Thursday night, during Cyber Rodeo, an opening of a new electric vehicle factory near the Austin airport in Texas, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was welcomed to the stage with a great drone show.
The drones depict an image of Nikola Tesla, the inventor who the company is named after. In addition to
the Cyber Rodeo sign. The drones also formed the image of a moving Tesla Model Y. And an unforgettable Cybertruck’s outline in the sky. Then the tech billionaire arrived in style riding an original Tesla Roadster.
Musk’s speech during Cyber Rodeo
“When we first started out Tesla, I thought we had — optimistically — a 10% chance of succeeding,” Musk said.
Tesla’s CEO didn’t forget to thank the company team for their hard work and for being a part of Tesla’s current success. According to Musk, two-thirds of America’s EVs are Tesla cars.
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“California was running out of room, and we needed a place to grow big. And there’s no place like Texas.” He said. Musk also thanked the state, especially Travis County.
Trying to make some jokes, as usual, Musk said that Tesla Giga Texas is taller than the Burj Khalifa, but only if the factory were turned on its side. He also said that a total of 194 billion hamsters could fit in Giga Texas.
By mentioning Cybertruck, Musk said that Tesla plans to produce the Cybertruck next year in Austin. “I can’t wait to have this baby around. [Cybertruck] is gonna be epic.”
He of course apologized for the electric pickup truck production delay. Although both Musk and the Design Chief assured that the Cybertruck will be well worth the wait.
So, Tesla plans to produce the V1 Optimus, the next-generation Roadster, the Semi, and the Cybertruck next year.