- Tesla’s head of design shared a photo of the company’s Cybertruck. This indicates that the windshield wipers remain dirty.
- Elon Musk has said in the past that there is “no easy solution” to cleaning giant windshields.
- Earlier this month, Musk said the Cybertruck would be delivered this year. This is two years later than he originally predicted.
Franz von Holzhausen, head of design at Tesla, recently shared a photo A photo of the Cybertruck prototype that appears to show its massive single windshield wiper leaves much to be desired.
In the first photo of the windshield in use, a closer inspection of the photo shows that the electric pickup truck windshield wipers cannot clean the large swatches of the windows. How much clearance actually helps you see out of your car? That’s up for debate.
in the meantime tesla investor day A Cybertruck prototype was shown last week.New images of the vehicle have been retained since then appear on social media — I couldn’t miss that giant ‘flank’, the steering gimmick, and the giant windshield wiper.
The lone windshield wiper is probably the biggest thing Tesla hasn’t put on a truck yet. Unlike most cars with wipers that sit neatly on or under the hood of the vehicle, the Cybertruck’s only wiper sits upright along the side of the windshield when not in use. I can see it. In that sense, it is the same as a bus.
The Cybertruck is still in development, so it’s unclear if the wipers pictured will be included in the final product.
Earlier this year, Photos shared by insiders A leaked video of the prototype appeared to show the same windshield wiper design.
Elon Musk has said in the past that there is “no easy solution” to giant windshields on vehicles.
“A deployable wiper that fits in the front trunk would be ideal, but it’s complicated,” Musk said. said on Twitter 2021 years.
of Early 2019 design The Cybertruck didn’t even include windshield wipers. Last year, an electric car maker appeared to experiment with his wipers, a small switchblade-style windshield that can stretch and contract with use. Fox News reported.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has design criteria The number of windshield wipers, but you need a device that can remove debris from the designated area of the window in front of the driver’s seat. Early designs also did not include side mirrors. This is a problem Tesla has been forced to fix. FMCSA regulation.
Musk postpones Cybertruck production schedule at least 3 times. Reuters reported Citing an individual with knowledge of the issue, they said the delay was due to a design change.most recently billionaire said on investor day Trucks to be delivered this year—approximately Two years later than he originally predicted.