Within a week of its 2019 launch, Tesla claimed to have logged 250,000 advance reservations for the Cybertruck, and CEO Musk claims the number is now up to 1 million. Yet, even with the all-electric pickup finally in production, it very well could turn into a bust, CEO Elon Musk telling investors and analysts “We dug our own grave with the Cybertruck.”
The impact of Tesla’s price cuts hit home in the third quarter as its earnings fell on a year-over-year basis. Perhaps more importantly, more price cuts are expected to come in the fourth quarter at the company pushes to meet its goal of delivering 1.8 million vehicles globally. More cuts means a tough final quarter — fiscally anyway. Details at Headlight.News.