By Maria Merano
Posted on January 27, 2021
Tesla will be using an 8,000-ton casting press to make the Cybertruck’s single-piece rear underbody. The EV automaker seems to be taking a similar approach to the Cybertruck as it did with the Model Y, which uses a 6,000-ton IDRA Giga Press machine to make the crossover’s single-piece rear underbody.
Elon Musk talked about the 8,000-ton press during the latest earnings call, after an institutional investor question asked about Cybertruck’s latest developments. He remarked that the design of the all-electric pick