After some delays, the Tesla Semi, Tesla’s electric semi-trailer truck, will go into production soon. According to information gathered by Electrek personnel, the production line located at the Nevada plant, in the United States, is prepared to start manufacturing the model, which will be sold in two versions with different autonomy, but with the same load capacity.
According to Tesla, the Semi has the capacity to load up to 36 tons and do a 0 to 100km/h in just 20 seconds with that weight, something impressive for a semi-trailer. In addition, as mentioned, it will have two versions: one with a range of 482 kilometers and another capable of running an incredible 800 kilometers, which would place it as an ideal model for interstate travel in the US.
With a very low operating cost, Tesla Semi has already received orders from several companies in the United States, such as UPS, FedEx, DHL and Pepsico. The truck’s prices are according to its running capacity, with US$ 150,000 for the 482km variant and US$ 180,000 for the model with greater autonomy, which should make potential customers target the most expensive logo. guy.
Tesla promises that the average savings for each Tesla Semi will be US$200,000 over a two-year period when compared to a diesel crude semi-trailer.