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How to watch Elon Musk unveil Tesla's electric semi truck

Tesla's product line is about to see by far its biggest addition yet with a vehicle designed for the long haul.

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A teaser for Tesla's new electric semi truck

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Tesla Motors is struggling to fulfill orders for its Model 3, but that isn't stopping Elon Musk from sending a new type of electric vehicle up the on-ramp. Tesla sent out invitations for the formal unveiling of its first semi truck this Thursday, and Musk invited the rest of the world to tune in via a live webcast of the event at 8 p.m. PT.

CNET's Tim Stevens will be on the ground reporting at the event throughout the evening Thursday.

"This will blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension," Musk tweeted Sunday.

The unveiling had originally been expected several weeks earlier, but Musk said it was delayed to address Model 3 bottlenecks and work on increasing battery production for Puerto Rico and other hurricane-ravaged regions.

Tesla typically livestreams product unveilings via its website and YouTube channel. Check both or return to this page as Thursday approaches, where we'll embed the livestream feed as soon as it's available.

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Article updated on November 16, 2017 at 10:10 AM PST

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