Tesla is about to make its first delivery with its all-electric Semi

Business Insider | 3/7/2018 | Mark Matousek
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Elon Musk posted a picture showing Tesla's electric semi-truck before it set out on its first cargo delivery on Wednesday.

The Semi was unveiled in November and wowed observers with its specs, like a range of 500 miles per charge.

November - Number - Companies - Semis - Pepsi

Since November, a number of major companies have ordered Semis, including Pepsi, Walmart, and Anheuser-Busch.

Tesla's electric semi truck, the Semi, impressed observers when it was unveiled in November. CEO Elon Musk had hinted that the truck's specs would top analyst expectations and delivered with a truck that's fast (it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in five seconds without a trailer attached), efficient (it boasts 500 miles of range per charge), and stylish.

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The Semi won't go into production until 2019, but what appear to be prototypes of the truck have popped up near Tesla's headquarters in California. And on Wednesday, Musk posted a picture of the Semi in an Instagram post before it set out to make its first delivery.

According to Musk, the trucks were making their "first production cargo trip," transporting battery packs from Tesla's Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada to the company's car-assembly factory in Fremont.

November - Number - Companies - Semis - Pepsi

Since November, a number of major companies have ordered Semis, including Pepsi, Walmart,...
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