Tesla held its annual shareholder meeting this week, and there’s plenty to talk about! The topics include the Cybertruck, Tesla’s next cars (plural), Optimus, the next-gen Roadster, and more! I’ve got highlight clips from Elon Musk and analysis of all of the information presented.
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