Tesla Cybertruck Will Have More Towing Range than a Gas Ford F150 $TSLA

Nextbigfuture has calculated that a Tesla Cybertruck will be able to beat the range of a gas-powered Ford F150. This is based upon the calculated Tesla Cybertruck specifications with the assumption they will use Tesla Semi technology. A Ford F150 has a 23 gallon fuel tank and gets 460 miles of range without carrying anything …

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Nevada Governor Announces Tesla Will Make $3.5b Tesla Semi Truck Factory $TSLA

Tesla’s first major Semi Truck factory will be in Nevada and not Texas. Tesla’s reported plans for a $3.5 billion facility in Northern Nevada, which would be used for the production of the company’s Class 8 all-electric truck, the Tesla Semi. Tesla has over 2000 orders for the Semi and is targeting 50,000 per year …

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Class 8 Truck Drivers Talk on Youtube About Costs and Expenses

Nextbigfuture has written about the Tesla Electric Semi. The Tesla Electric Semi can have electricity costs of 17 cents per mile. There have been trucker commenters saying that the maintenance costs are different for electric trucks and the battery replacement will wreck the economics of the 500 mile range truck. 60-80% of the loads seem …

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Electric Truck Report Predicted 400 Mile Range in 2030 Not Tesla 500 Mile Semi in 2023

There was a 2021 analysis of electric trucks in China, but the introduction of mega charging and the Tesla Semi has completely outdated the assumptions. The report by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) looked at the Total Cost of Ownership for Heavy Trucks in China: Battery-electric, fuel-cell electric and diesel trucks. It was …

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Summarizing US Trucking Statistics

The US Department of Energy reports that class 8 trucks average 62,000 miles a year. The American Trucking Association provides the following statistics on trucking in America. Trucks move roughly 72.2% of the nation’s (USA) freight by weight. US Annual Trucking Revenue: $875.5 billion in gross freight revenues (primary shipments only) from trucking, representing 80.8% …

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Other Tesla Analysts Now Follow Nextbigfuture’s Leading Megapack and Semi Analysis

Halter Ferguson Financial is a financial advisory, asset management company. They have announced they will release a 6-8 page report that leverages the Tesla Semi truck and Megapack analysis that Nextbigfuture released over the last month. Financial Manager Gary Black has also gotten on board the Megapack will be a very significant and profitable analysis. …

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Shopping Guide for Electric Semi Trucks [Prices, Weights and Payload]

Here is an analysis of the available information for the electric Semi trucks that are currently available. I could not find detailed pricing for many of the electric semi-trucks because they have variable pricing based upon the location and situation. I believe they adjust prices based upon the available incentives. There are huge $185k incentives …

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Tesla Charging Advantage and Technology for Cybertruck and Semi Truck

The highest power that can be used to charge existing Tesla Model 3 and Model Y is about 300 kilowatts. Tesla will likely be able to make minor modifications to enable existig 250 kilowatt chargers to increase power to 300 kilowatts. The higher power charging revealed at the Tesla Semi delivery day will enable new …

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Will the Most Powerful Tesla Cybertrucks Be Class 4 Trucks?

In 2019, Tesla was talking about the Tesla Cybertruck being a Class 2b-3 medium duty pickup but in 2022 Tesla has said Semi technology will be used in Cybertrucks. This could boost Tesla Cybertrucks to Class 4. Gross vehicle weight ratings are the weight of the vehicle plus the cargo that can carried on the …

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