Elon Musk said that made the step to free the economy from fossil fuels.
Thursday, November 16, Tesla presented the first model of Tesla truck Semi – tractor with electric drive. Tesla Semi accelerates to 100 kilometers per hour in 1.9 seconds, top speed of over 400 kilometers per hour.
The newly formed truck Tesla can travel without recharging up to 500 miles (800 kilometers). Note that after only half an hour of charging the truck can drive another 400 miles (about 650 kilometers).
At full load 36 ton Semi Tesla can accelerate to 100 kilometers per hour in 20 seconds. The fuel economy of the truck on a single charge – up to thousands of kilometers.
Unlike traditional trucks, Tesla Central Semi fit – the driver’s seat is located at the center of the cabin. The truck is equipped with autopilot system that allows you to stay in lane, change lanes to leave the motorway without a driver.
The launch of the Tesla Semi in serial production is planned in 2019. How much will the electric truck is as yet unknown.