It is said that Tesla Semi, the automaker's electric truck, will be introduced next year and now it's a? get another order from a big company.
As part of the sustainability report that was released earlier this month, Albertsons called Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, they ordered to use 10 Tesla Semi all-electronically tours in the Southern California fleet.
Tom Nartker, Albertsons VP of Transportation, said the press release news:
"Improving the efficiency of the supply chain and sustainability is an important goal for our companyNext We are pleased to confirm this extension of our transport program with trucks that will help us by sending us a " limit our total carbon footprint. "
Nationwide, its company operates a fleet of over 1,400 trucks.
After Tesla showed the prices of our electric semi-drugs last year, we learned that the regular production variants were for a 300-mile range of $ 150,000 and $ 180,000, even though its & # 39 ; company also file conversion & # 39; Soundtrack & # 39; for $ 200,000.
But Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he expects the conversion to be even more efficient with a range closer to 600 miles.
He also said that the Tesla Semi did just around the country & # 39; just by the Supercharger network and extension tree.
It appeared that the outside carriage was in & # 39; going around the country to meet potential customers
At the time, we tried to find the Tesla Semi prototype. He moved to J.B. Hunt in Arkansas, near 2,000 miles away from the home center and then to an UPS center in Addison, Illinois, which is approximately 600 miles north of J.B. Hunt in Arkansas.
A few days later, we said that Tesla Semi's prototype was now in Des Moines, Iowa – over 300 miles from UPS.
Later, the prototype traveled the other 580 thousand electric truck, and stopped at the Tesla Supercharger station in Brush, Colorado.
Musk said they had learned a lot from the test program and are planning to make improvements because they represent Tesla Semi.
When the vehicle was opened last year, Tesla said they were expecting the market in 2019 and have not yet officially updated the timeline.