Tesla Semi Maybe Nearing Pre-Production Level

Elon Musk tweeted pictures of a Tesla Semi delivering Tesla passenger electric cars. The Tesla Semi was not expected to be in full production until 2020. However, it appears that Tesla will be using a few dozen of the Tesla Semi’s and could start delivering some pre-order Semi trucks in 2019.

Tesla will start making to version of the electric semi truck. There will be a 300-mile range version with a starting price around $150,000 and a 500-mile range for $180,000. There is a $20,000 base reservation fee for each vehicle. Regular diesel oil semi truck typically have a cost of $80,000 to $150,000.

Companies like Pepsi and Walmart have a combined total of about 400 pre-orders on Tesla semi trucks.

SOURCES – Elon Musk Twitter, Tesla

Written By Brian Wang, nextbigfuture.com

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