Money Elon Musk says 'unreal' Tesla semi truck set for October unveiling

10:08  14 september  2017
10:08  14 september  2017 Source:   CNBC

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Musk had earlier said the truck would be unveiled in September. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday that the company's " unreal " semi truck was tentatively set to be unveiled in October .

Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne. Worth seeing this beast in person. It's unreal . — Elon Musk (@ elonmusk ) September 13, 2017. Reports last month indicated that a September reveal of Tesla ’s semi truck project could be in the works.

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Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday that the company's "unreal" semi truck was tentatively set to be unveiled in October.

Musk has already revealed some details about the project. Speaking at Tesla's annual shareholder meeting in June, the CEO said the automaker has been working with its "biggest customers" on the design of the semi truck, so they already know what the Tesla is making.

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Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September. — Elon Musk (@ elonmusk ) April 13, 2017. Musk said last year in its second quarter earnings report that the company would be unveiling the Tesla Semi as well as a Model X-based Tesla minibus at some point in 2017.

Tesla Inc. is tentatively set to roll out its semi truck in October , Elon Musk tweeted late Wednesday. " Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne. Worth seeing this beast in person. It's unreal ," Musk tweeted.

"They want to know how many can they buy, and how soon," Musk said at the time. He also said he "really recommend[s]" people show up for the unveiling, adding that "maybe there is a little more than we are saying here."

Musk had earlier said the semi would be unveiled in September.

—CNBC's Robert Ferris contributed to this report.


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