Large Volumes of Tesla Cybertruck Castings Spotted at Giga Texas

Key Points

  • 🚚 Cybertruck Production: Massive batches of Cybertruck castings were seen at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Texas, hinting at an accelerating production ramp for the vehicle before an upcoming delivery event.
  • 🛠️ Production Preparation: Drone sightings revealed multiple Cybertruck castings and approximately 13 production Cybertrucks, possibly prepared for photo ops, indicating an intensification in production activities.
  • 📅 Event Preparations: Tesla’s scheduled Cybertruck Delivery Event on November 30 prompted a random drawing for shareholder attendance, though invite details are yet to be confirmed.
  • 🚗 Public Appearance: The Cybertruck made an appearance at the Electrify Expo 2023 in Austin, while news surfaced about a “no resale” policy for Cybertruck buyers within a year of purchase, potentially leading to legal action by Tesla.

Massive batches of Cybertruck castings have been spotted at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Texas in the past several days, showing the vehicle’s initial production ramp ahead of a delivery event this month.

Drone pilot Joe Tegtmeyer spotted a huge group of the Cybertruck castings at Giga Texas on Monday, noting that a previous batch from Friday was already gone. The batch on Friday looked like the largest group of Cybertruck castings seen yet at the Austin, Texas factory with over 100 units.

Monday’s batch appears a little smaller, though it’s similar in comparison to a group of Cybertruck castings seen early last month. Additionally, the disappearance of the massive batch from Friday shows that Tesla is gearing up Cybertruck production ahead of the delivery event scheduled for this month.

Tegtmeyer also spotted as many as 13 production Cybertrucks around the factory, which he expects were used for photo ops over the weekend.

As usual, Tegtmeyer plans to share a full-length video of his Monday drone flight at Giga Texas on his YouTube channel, and this story will be updated to include it upon release.

The sighting comes ahead of Tesla’s Cybertruck Delivery Event on November 30, for which the automaker held a random drawing for shareholders to win a chance to attend in person. Tesla’s Investor Relations Head Martin Viecha said last week that the list of attendees for the event had been finalized, adding that invites would be sent to winners “soon(ish).”

At the time of writing, it’s unclear if anyone has received an invite to the Giga Texas event.

It also comes after the Cybertruck was seen at the Electrify Expo 2023 in Austin over the weekend. News also surfaced this weekend that Cybertruck buyers will be subject to a “no resale” policy within a year of purchase, or Tesla may sue them for $50,000.

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