05 | DIC | 2019
Mexican mayor orders 15 Tesla Cybertrucks
The mayor is concerned with environmental issues - Photo: Taken from Tesla's website

Mexican mayor orders 15 Tesla Cybertrucks

02/12/2019
12:33
Newsroom/EL UNIVERSAL in English
Mexico City
María Medrano
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Despite its futuristic design and components, the truck's glass shattered during its presentation

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Adrián Esper Cárdenas, the mayor of Ciudad Valles, a town in the state of San Luis Potosí will shell out USD $847,500 on 15 Tesla Cybertrucks.

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I’m gonna tell my kids this is the first pick-up

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Esper Cárdenas announced he paid MXN$30,000 from his own money to pre-order the cybertrucks. He said that he “pre-ordered 10 dual motor (cybertrucks) and five tri motor (cybertrucks).”

According to the Ciudad Valles mayor, the Tesla truck will save the local administration up to MXN $24 million a year, resources that will cover the MXN $20 million investment of the cybertrucks.

Electric cars made in Mexico

Adrián Esper claims that the truck's motors will be used to “pull water trucks and garbage containers” and patrol the city He explained that there are no maintenance fees for the trucks and added that if a motor fails, they will use the warranty policy provided by Tesla.

Esper Cárdenas said his decision to spend millions of the cybertrucks was motivated by “common sense” since the vehicles can be monitored in real-time.

Although the Mexican mayor already pre-ordered the electric pick-up trucks, some of them will be ready until 2021 and in other cases, the production will start until 2022.

You can pre-order a cybertruck with USD $100.

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Adrián Esper Cárdenas, a controversial mayor

Adrián Esper paid actor Charlie Sheen USD $550 to send him a message to congratulate him on his first year as mayor of Ciudad Valles.

Tesla's Cybertruck

According to the company's website, the cybertruck has a “nearly impenetrable exoskeleton.” It was built using durable resistant components such as “Ultra-Hard 30X Cold-Rolled stainless-steel” and “Tesla armor glass.”

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Better utility than a pick-up. More performance than a sports car.

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Despite its futuristic design and components, the truck's glass shattered during its presentation. As a consequence, Elon Musk's company suffered economic losses.

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