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Elon Musk says that he is scrapping plans to make Tesla Cybertruck smaller and instead suggests that the automaker could make a different smaller electric pickup truck for the global market later.
Not long after unveiling the Cybertruck prototype last year, Musk started talking about making the electric pickup smaller to fit inside a regular garage.
Last month, Musk made several comments regarding the Tesla Cybertruck and how it will change when it reaches production.
He talked about how owners will need to wrap the electric pickup to get different colors, and he said that Tesla is updating the Cybertruck’s adaptive air suspension.
The CEO was asked what the biggest change is to Cybertruck from the prototype, and he responded that Tesla “reduced the size by ~5%,” made the “center line more level,” and “lowered the window sill height.”
However, Musk said today on Twitter that he reviewed the Cybertruck’s design with Franz von Holzhausen, Tesla’s Chief Designer, last night and they came to the conclusion that they can’t make the truck smaller:
“Reviewed [the Cybertruck] design with Franz last night. Even 3% smaller is too small. It will be pretty much this size [referring to the prototype].”
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