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Tesla pickup unveil coming this summer while Semi gets pushed back a year

Oh, and Elon claims he's designed a submarine car.

Oh, and Elon claims he's designed a submarine car.

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Watch and listen to the Tesla Semi accelerate

It's remarkably fast for its size

It's remarkably fast for its size.

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Tesla Semi apparently has a 'Mad Max' mode

At least the test version does

At least the test version does

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Daimler’s Freightliner unveils Tesla-fighter electric trucks

30 will go to customers for field testing this year

30 will go to customers for field testing this year

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Tesla video teases Model Y, shows Roadster cockpit in action

A glimpse of our terrifically slick future

Tesla just released a new video that appears to exist for no other reason than to recap Tesla. There are coupes and SUVs going fast, batteries and a gigafactory, a couple of semis, "The machine that makes the machine," and lots of shots of active, intense factory workers. There's also, at the 0:15-second mark, a tease of some new Tesla half built and half hidden under a sheet. We will assume this is the Model Y. And at the 1:05 mark we get a few seconds of the coming Roadster cockpit looking lik

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DHL exec figures Tesla Semi would pay itself off within two years

Fuel savings and reduced maintenance costs are attractive.

"We are estimating that we could have pay back within a year-and-a-half based on energy usage as well as lower maintenance cost," says DHL executive Jim Monkmeyer.

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How Tesla Semi's first truck charging stations will be built

Companies who reserved the big truck are preparing the infrastructure now

Companies who reserved the big truck are preparing the infrastructure now

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Tesla Semi prototype captured driving in video clip

It's so quiet compared to its diesel brethren.

It's so quiet compared to its diesel brethren.

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Next up for Tesla, says Elon Musk: Model Y, then a pickup

Both would presumably follow the electric semi and next-gen Roadster.

Musk hinted the new truck might be bigger than an F-150 'to account for a really gamechanging feature.'

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UPS places largest Tesla Semi order yet

UPS to expand its green fleet with 125 Tesla trucks.

According to the report, the deal is worth $25 million, at $200,000 per truck.

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Thor Trucks is the newest electric semi startup

The scrappy startup is targeting the same regional-hauling market as Tesla.

The scrappy startup is targeting the same regional-hauling market as Tesla.

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Pepsi makes biggest public pre-order of Tesla Semis: 100 trucks

Tesla tapped to ship soda and snacks.

More than a dozen companies have ordered so far.

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Tesla Semi daylight video shows truck has suicide doors

It also shows the pop-open side windows

Tesla's commercial truck is unique in many ways.

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Sysco places order for 50 Tesla Semi trucks

The orders keep rolling in.

Sysco, one of the largest food deliverers in the world, placed an order for 50 Tesla Semi trucks to help green up its fleet of over 7,000 trucks.

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Anheuser-Busch orders 40 Tesla electric semis UPDATE: Sysco orders 50

That's $15 million in orders in one day.

It's one of the biggest reservations for the Tesla truck so far.

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DHL latest to preorder Tesla Semi to focus on shorter routes

10 Semis will be used as a test in several major cities

Fortigo Freight Services in Canada will also test the Tesla Semi.

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Tesla Semi's price is surprisingly competitive

Starting at $150,000 with a 300-mile range.

How can Tesla make money at this price?

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Opinion
This ex-trucker has some questions about the Tesla Semi

First, let's talk about that central seating position.

Electric trucks, including the Tesla Semi, are inevitable and welcome. But questions remain about this particular implementation.

Recap
Sunday Drive: Performance comes in many shapes and sizes

From supercharged V8s to fancy electric motors and lithium ion batteries, last week was all about power.

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