Production delays of Tesla’s Model 3 sedans, coupled with the company routing batteries to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, scuttled an anticipated October truck unveiling.
The Tesla semi has been delayed twice since Musk originally announced the company was working on an electric tractor in July of last year. The truck was originally set for debut in September before being pushed to October, then to Nov. 16.
Tesla Semi Truck unveil to be webcast live on Thursday at 8pm! This will blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension. Just need to find my portal gun …
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 12, 2017
In October, a photo thought to be of the Tesla truck surfaced on Reddit.