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Tesla Tardiness Is Echoed in Mattel’s Cybertruck Toy Delay

  • Mattel cites ‘production issue’ for missing ship date
  • Toy Cybertrucks come in two sizes, and both are sold out
Elon Musk gestures while introducing the Tesla Cybertruck in Hawthorne, California on Nov. 21, 2019.
Elon Musk gestures while introducing the Tesla Cybertruck in Hawthorne, California on Nov. 21, 2019.Photographer: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images
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Tesla Inc. watchers know all about blown deadlines for product releases by the electric-vehicle manufacturer, but even fans of the brand who are too young to drive won’t be getting a promised Cybertruck stocking stuffer this year.

Don’t blame Elon Musk.