Five things you need to know about Tesla's new electric semi
The trucking industry is ripe for reinvention, and Elon Musk just showed us a glimpse into the future.
Here are 5 things you need to know about the Tesla Semi.
Tesla's new Semi is fully electric, so it doesn't burn a drop of diesel, it runs completely emissions free.
Cruising range is stated at 300 or 500 miles thanks to efficiency estimated at below 2 kilowatt hours per miles.
The semi would do zero to 60 in 20 seconds while pulling a 80,000 max load.
[UNKNOWN] make it in just five seconds.
It's actually powered by the same motors that power the model 3, but the semi has four, one for each of the four driven wheels.
Musk claims that the semi saves about $200,000 in fuel costs over a diesel, paying for itself in just two years.
Pricing hasn't been announced but Tesla's taking $5,000 deposits now.
Those are the highlights so there's a lot more to learn.
So check out our write up over on theroadshow.com for all the details about Tesla's new beast.
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