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Tesla showed a first teaser image of an electric pickup truck during the unveiling event of the new Semi and Roadster models.

The company�s plans for a pickup truck are well known for some time but information remains limited at this point, with the teaser suggesting it will look like a smaller pickup truck version of the Semi.

According to Elon Musk, the upcoming Tesla utility model will be �a pickup truck that can carry a pickup truck�, something that was portrayed in these early sketches. Tesla wants their pickup truck to share as much of the Semi�s technology as possible but allow everyone with a normal driving license to be able to drive it.

�You�ll actually be able to legally drive that with a driver�s license� Musk jokingly said at the presentation. �It�s kind of wrong, but I like it.�

So it appears that the Tesla pickup truck will be a rather large vehicle that will feature a bed big enough to host something like a smaller one-tonne truck, which gives us a good idea of how ridiculously big it will be.

The concept is still in a very early stage of development so Tesla isn�t expected to reveal a fully working prototype for the next few years. After all, it appears that they have their hands pretty full at the moment.

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