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Reports: "Steel catcher truck" rust under the rain!



 "Steel catcher truck" rust under the rain!

Elon Musk previously revealed that the Cybertruck features a rust-resistant

and bulletproof steel exoskeleton, but new owners of the truck reported that

the electric vehicle may not be weatherproof.

  • Many customers who recently purchased the $79,900
  • Cybertruck reported rust in the outer shell after driving it
  • for "two days in the rain".

One user :

Will :

shared his experience at the Cybertruck Forum

where he explained that he bought a Tesla truck on February 1

and noticed an erosion forming on the outer metal after 11 days of use.

As a result :

  • Cybertruck was transferred to one of the facilities
  • but staff told Will that they did not have the right tools to repair
  • the external rust, which delayed delivery by about one month.

Will shared photos online of his new Cybertruck truck

revealing small marks on the outside that continued even after washing.

Another owner said he received the Cybertruck on February 1 as well

and a consultant told him that the truck "shows orange rust marks in

the rain and that requires polishing the car."

In a commentary posted via the forum

one said:

"If the exoskeleton is rust, it's not stainless steel."

However :

experts said that stainless steel is not anti-corrosion.

Mead Metals explained that it "rust as a result of 

prolonged exposure to harmful chemicals, salt water, grease or heat."

Last year :

Musk reported that he would allow owners the option of buying tungsten carbide

coating that helps protect against corrosion, but for an unknown additional cost.

The Sperko 

Engineering Services report explained:

"The simplest conditions in which rust can occur on stainless steel

is when a piece of ordinary carbon is rubbed on the surface of

a stainless steel corrosion resistant piece."

Tesla's nightmare. Musk Company 

"Digging Its Grave" with Cybertruck!

Elon Musk fears Tesla is "digging its own grave" through Cybertruck

with some experts claiming it would be cheaper for the company to

cancel production of the stainless steel car altogether.

The first Cybertrucks is due to be officially launched next week

after years of unveiling the unconventional-shaped car in 2019.

Musk :

Tesla's chief executive, blamed the production delay on battery prices

and the decision to cover the future-looking car with stainless steel alloy.

He said:

"We dug our own grave using Cybertruck. It is one of those special

products that only comes once every long time. It is therefore extremely

difficult to bring to the market and to achieve prosperity. "

Musk revealed that it would take 12 to 18 months of "fatigue

sweat and tears" to reach the required volume of production.

Industry experts said that part of

the Cybertruck problem was that it was designed for a "non-existent"


Eric Noble, president of The CarLab

a consulting firm for automotive products

and design, said:

"The very obvious problems with Cybertruck relate to the same concept.

The market was not asking for a stainless steel finishing, or a strange side view.

these are all answers to a question not posed by the pickup market ".

The first Cybertrucks are scheduled to be presented to customers on November 30

in a special live-streamed event at Tesla Gigafactory in Austin

Texas :

with Musk introduced.

Musk revealed that full mass production of

the car will not begin until 2024.

  1. Up to 1.5 million buyers
  2. are believed to have already
  3. paid $100 to book the Cybertruck.

It is not clear when these buyers will receive their vehicles

as the offer forms go to the stores.

Cybertruck has an estimated battery range of up to 500 miles

and will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds.

Musk blamed battery supply problems for the vehicle's repeated delays, saying

each Cybertruck would have cost $1 million if it had gone on sale in 2021.