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Tesla Cybertruck hits 250,000 preorders, according to Musk tweet

Potential buyers can book a truck with a fully refundable $100 deposit

Musk has been promoting the Cybertruck on Twitter and cryptically tweeting out updates to the number of orders the company has received since the launch late Thursday. After more than 50 interaction on Twitter since the launch, he tweeted "250k" on Tuesday night in an apparent reference to the number of orders. Tesla opened preorders immediately after the unveiling and allowed potential buyers to book the truck by depositing a fully refundable $100, compared with the $1,000 it charged for book

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Lego's take on the Tesla Cybertruck comes with innovative roof racks

It's 'guaranteed shatterproof'

Lego seems to have been inspired by recent events to bring its own vision fo the truck of the future to the world – behold this bold design statement in all its glory. Clearly, Lego is having a go at Elon Musk and the Tesla Cybertruck that he unveiled last week – which was... divisive in its reception, to say the least. The Lego version is "guaranteed shatterproof," Lego notes on Twitter, which is a jab at the failed demo wherein Musk had designer Franz von Holzhausen hurl a large metal ball

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Eight electric pickup truck manufacturers to load up U.S. market by 2021

Analysts predict supply will be vastly bigger than demand

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his spacy Cybertruck have ignited a frenzy over electric pickups, and at least seven other U.S. automakers expect to build new battery-powered trucks by 2021. Companies ranging from General Motors Co to startup Lordstown Motors Corp have said they plan to introduce electric pickups over the next two years, and are scheduled to build up to 250,000 a year by 2024, according to industry analysts. If demand falls that far short of production targets, "there are going to be

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Tesla shares rise as Musk says Cybertruck reservations hit 200,000

Could be on pace with the early interest the Model 3 received

Tesla opened preorders immediately, however, and allowed potential buyers to book the truck by depositing just $100, compared to the $1,000 Tesla charged for booking Model 3 sedans in 2016, drawing the flood of reservations and sending the company's shares back up on Monday. From touting the features of the new vehicle to taking a dig at Ford rival F-150 pickup truck, Musk has been tweeting furiously to boost sales since Thursday's launch. The billionaire has long been using his 30 milli

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Elon Musk says Tesla has 200,000 Cybertruck orders so far

And Tesla is collecting $100 per deposit

"146k Cybertruck orders so far, with 42% choosing dual, 41% tri & 17% single motor", Musk said in a tweet, adding separately that the orders were achieved without any advertising or paid endorsements. At the launch, Musk had taken aim at the design, power and durability of mainstream trucks, only to be shaken when the windows of Tesla's new vehicle shattered while being tested. With a starting price of $39,900, the Cybertruck's angular body in gun-metal grey resembles an armoured vehicle.

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Tesla Cyberquad ATV joins Cybertruck at the big reveal

There was a second, smaller surprise last night

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The Tesla Cybertruck is more concept car than production

We speak to safety experts on its design implications, too

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What Tesla Cybertruck buyers should learn from the DeLorean DMC-12

If the stainless body panels make it to production, things will get interesting

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Tesla Cybertruck 'shatterproof' windows: Apparently these guys didn't rehearse this

Not what they were cracked up to be

Tesla Inc's highly anticipated unveiling of its futuristic pickup truck suffered a setback after its "armoured glass" windows shattered during a demonstration. During the tightly choreographed unveiling of the Cybertruck to cheering fans on Thursday, Tesla boss Elon Musk had taken a stab at the design, power and durability of mainstream trucks, only to be shaken when his boast about his new truck's windows backfired. With a starting price of $39,900, the Cybertruck's futuristic, angular body i

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Tesla Cybertruck debuts, and we can't believe our eyes

Claimed 0-60 in 2.9 seconds and 500-mile range

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Tesla applies to trademark 'Cybertruck' and 'CYBRTRK'

Tesla goes all-in on the 'Blade Runner' theme