Someday, in the next few years, you’ll be driving on the freeway, look beside you, and see something from the future. That thing will be the Tesla Semi, Tesla’s attempt at bringing electric vehicles to the world of trucking. It’s a sleek semi that promises a quieter, more comfortable ride, and from the looks of things, it’s part of a broader plan to bring trucking into the 21st century.
Announced last night, the Tesla Semi isn’t expected to go into production until 2019 — and with Tesla’s penchant for production delays, it could be even longer than that. But, as always, Tesla managed to wow with some incredible tech and style. It was enough to win over a lot of big names in the trucking industry immediately — a good sign that Tesla’s doing something right with their new Semi.
What makes this semi so special?
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