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Tesla Semi Stories February 12

Elon Musk reveals surprisingly small battery pack in Tesla Semi electric truck

Elon Musk revealed the expected capacity of Tesla Semi’s battery pack ahead of the start of production, and it is surprisingly smaller than we thought.

Tesla Semi Stories January 25

Tesla refers to ‘Semi-Truck production lines’ at Gigafactory Nevada in new job posting

Tesla has referred to “Semi-Truck production lines” at Gigafactory Nevada in a new job posting – hinting at actual production of the Tesla Semi electric truck at the factory.

Tesla Semi Stories November 25, 2017

Tesla to be its own first electric semi truck customer with cargo route between Fremont and Gigafactory 1

While orders for the Tesla Semi electric truck are piling up, Tesla’s VP of Truck programs, Jerome Guillen, confirmed that Tesla will be its own first customer and that it will use the trucks to carry cargo between its factory in Fremont, California and its battery factory in Nevada.

Tesla Semi Stories November 26, 2017

Tesla’s VP of Trucks talks about new electric semi, weight, charging, and more

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the stage to present the company’s latest product, the Tesla Semi, an all-electric heavy-duty truck. But now the executive leading the program, Jerome Guillen, gave his own presentation about the electric truck at a conference in Europe.

Tesla Semi Stories December 7, 2017

Tesla Semi will deliver beer – Budweiser orders 40 electric trucks

The list of companies placing orders for Tesla Semi electric trucks keeps growing weeks after the unveiling event last month. Now Anheuser-Busch, the brewer behind Budweiser, announced that it ordered 40 Tesla Semi trucks.

Tesla Semi Stories February 8, 2018

Tesla Semi aims to manufacture 100,000 electric trucks per year, say Elon Musk

Tesla Semi, the automaker’s electric truck division launched in November, has been accumulating many reservations over the last few months, but the total count was never clear nor the overall size of the market for the electric truck. Today, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla expects to manufacture as many as 100,000 electric trucks per […]

Tesla Semi Stories March 13, 2018

Tesla Semi electric truck spotted all the way in St-Louis at a Supercharger station

Just a few days after completing its first cargo trip, a Tesla Semi electric truck has now been spotted all the way in St-Louis at a Supercharger station.

Tesla Semi Stories March 15, 2018

A closer look at a Tesla Semi electric truck prototype and its electric motors

As we reported earlier this week, a Tesla Semi prototype made quite a trip after its first cargo test run last week. The electric truck ended up at an early Tesla Semi customer in St-Louis and it resulted in one of our best looks at the truck so far.

Tesla Semi Stories March 7, 2018

Tesla Semi sets out on first cargo trip from Gigafactory 1 to Fremont factory, says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company’s electric trucks, the Tesla Semi, are setting out on their first cargo trip transporting battery packs from Gigafactory 1 in Nevada to Tesla’s Fremont factory in California.

Tesla Semi Stories March 8, 2018

Tesla Semi trucks spotted Supercharging near Sacramento on their first cargo trip

Elon Musk announced yesterday that Tesla Semi was setting out on its first cargo trip from Gigafactory 1 to Fremont factory, but he shared the news before the prototypes had actually completed the 5 to 6-hour long trip. Interestingly, the two electric truck prototypes have now been spotted at a Supercharger station near Sacramento – a little […]

Tesla Semi Stories March 9, 2018

Watch Tesla Semi prototypes drive with cargo for the first time

As we reported yesterday, Tesla Semi prototypes were spotted at a Supercharger station near Sacramento on their way down from Gigafactory 1 in Nevada for their first cargo trip test. It gave the opportunity for people to catch up with the prototypes and give us our best look at the electric trucks towing trailers.

Electrek Podcast: Tesla Semi starts moving emission-free cargo, new EVs from Geneva, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla Semi starts to move emission-free cargo with its first test run, a bunch of new electric vehicles are unveiled in Geneva from BMW to VW, and more.

Tesla Semi Stories February 28, 2018

Tesla Semi prototype spied driving on the highway between Fremont and Gigafactory 1

We have seen a few sightings of Tesla Semi prototypes lately, but they were mostly driving on streets around Telsa’s facilities in Palo Alto. Now, the vehicle was spotted cruising on the highway where it could soon have its first official freight route.

Tesla Semi Stories April 23, 2018

Tesla Semi gets another electric truck order for Earth Day

Months after the unveiling and official launch of its ‘Tesla Semi’ electric truck program, the company is still accumulating orders for the vehicle a year ahead of production. It has now received another order for Earth Day.

Tesla Semi Stories February 21, 2018

Watch Tesla Semi prototype do a ludicrous acceleration from low speed

If you are in the Bay Area, you might be able to catch glimpses of Tesla Semi prototypes being tested on public roads.

Tesla Semi Stories April 6, 2018

Tesla Semi secures large order of 50 electric trucks from a truck renting and leasing company

You might one day be able to rent or lease the Tesla Semi electric truck since the automaker has secured a large order of 50 electric trucks from a major truck renting and leasing company in California.

Tesla Semi Stories March 20, 2018

A Tesla Semi electric-truck prototype is travelling across the US – now in Texas

If you have been following our coverage of the Tesla Semi electric truck test program recently, you know that one of the prototypes has been traveling across the US. It has now been spotted in Texas.

Tesla Semi Stories April 2, 2018

Tesla Semi prototypes are back in California doing cargo runs

After their first official zero-emission cargo run last month, one of Tesla’s two electric semi truck prototypes set out on a trip around the country. Now, both prototypes have been spotted back in California doing runs with trailers again.

Tesla Semi Stories August 10, 2018

Tesla Semi prototype spotted at truck inspection – it was ‘cleared’

A Tesla Semi prototype was spotted at truck inspection center off interstate 80 – seemingly on a cargo run between Fremont Factory and Tesla Gigafactory 1. The electric truck prototype was reportedly ‘cleared’, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Tesla Semi Stories August 24, 2018

Tesla Semi prototype shows up at potentially critical customer; trucking giant J.B. Hunt

A Tesla Semi prototype has been traveling around the southwest over the past few weeks and it has now stopped to make an interesting appearance at the headquarters of a potentially critical Tesla Semi customer; trucking giant J.B. Hunt.

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