What Happened to the Tesla Pickup Truck?

Tesla is an American electric vehicle and clean energy company founded by Elon Musk in 2003. It has become one of the world’s leading automakers, developing some of the most advanced electric vehicles and energy storage solutions on the market. However, Tesla’s ambition did not stop with cars – it also planned to produce an electric pickup truck.

The Tesla Pickup Truck was first announced in 2017, with Musk promising a “futuristic-like cyberpunk, Blade Runner pickup truck”. It was intended to be a revolutionary vehicle that would combine the utility of a truck with the performance and efficiency of a Tesla.

The Pickup Truck was expected to have an impressive range of up to 500 miles on a single charge, as well as advanced features like self-driving capabilities and semi-autonomous driving.

Unfortunately, due to production delays and other issues, the Pickup Truck never made it into production.

In 2020, Musk announced that Tesla would be focusing its efforts on producing more affordable electric vehicles instead of the Pickup Truck. This decision has been met with criticism from some fans who had been eagerly awaiting the release of the vehicle, as well as disappointment from those who had hoped that it would revolutionize the way people use trucks.


The Tesla Pickup Truck never made it into production due to delays and other issues. Despite this setback, Tesla remains committed to producing more affordable electric vehicles for consumers around the world. Although many were disappointed by this decision, it is still possible that one day Tesla will bring their revolutionary pickup truck concept to life.

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James Gardner