Tesla is not yet started the mass production of its electric trucks Tesla Semi, and orders already poured, as from cornucopia. Record pre-order was made by the American company PepsiCo: Tesla will release for it 100 trucks.
Soda manufacturer ordered trucks in strategy for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 20% to 2030 year. Why now reservation Tesla Semi - in companies do not confessed, but there are rumors that if you previously asked $ 5 thousand for one truck, then now this amount has increased in 4 times - up to $ 20 thousand.
By preliminary calculations, Tesla in pre-order pocket for 285 trucks. Earlier, electric retailers ordered the retailer Wal-Mart Stores and network of delivery services for Sysco products.
Recall, Tesla Semi was presented in November this year, and production is planned for 2019th . On one charging truck can drive about 800 km, and thirty minutes of charging is enough for 650 km. Have it has the function of Enhanced Autopilot - autopilot, which will allow highway itself, staying on its own band and on safe distance from neighboring cars. The estimated starting price is $ 150,000.
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