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Tesla Motors was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers in Silicon Valley who wanted to prove that electric cars could be better than gasoline-powered cars. With instant torque, incredible power, and zero emissions, Tesla’s products would be cars without compromise. Each new generation would be increasingly affordable, helping the company work towards its mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transport. More..


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In this report, the International Council on Clean Transportation, ICCT, assess zero-emission heavy-duty vehicle technology to support decarbonization of the freight sector and compare the evolution of heavy-duty diesel, diesel hybrid, natural gas, fuel cell, and battery electric technologies in the 2025–2030 timeframe.




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FedEx and UPS rival DHL says it will order 10 Tesla Semis, the company's first battery-powered heavy-duty truck, also Fortigo Freight Services, one of Canada's largest fleet management companies, said they have pre-ordered the Tesla electric truck to test on limited routes, more than 200 orders have been placed by various companies to date. (November 28, 2017)

Trends
Despite there being no official pricing information available to date, Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, retailer Meijer Inc, and Canadian grocery giant Loblaws have all placed orders for Tesla’s new heavy-duty all electric transport semi-trucks. (November 19, 2017)

Elon Musk finally showed off Tesla's new all-electric semi-truck design yesterday, aptly named the ‘Tesla Semi’ and the Class 8 vehicle will have 500 miles of range and is more aerodynamic than a Bugatti Chiron supercar. (November 17, 2017)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has turned on the publicity machine announcing on Twitter that tomorrow's Tesla Semi unveiling will be live streamed and will “blow your mind” and not just any blow your mind, but in epic proportions that will send it “clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension.” (November 15, 2017)

Trends
Cummins unveiled a revolutionary new all-electric powertrain in a demonstrator truck to the media yesterday, a few weeks ahead of Tesla's planned revealing of its own electric "semi" truck. (August 30, 2017)

Trends
Tesla's forthcoming long-haul, electric semi-truck will offer a self-driving mode and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles are in discussions to begin testing a prototype. (August 10, 2017)

Unless Musk and Tesla has a radical bit of battery technology squirreled away, even he may not be able to deliver a long-haul truck capable of displacing the diesel burners roaming America’s highways. (June 02, 2017)

Research
A new report obtained by "CBS This Morning" shows the number of recordable injuries in 2015 at Tesla's factory in Fremont, California, was 31 percent higher than the industry average, and the rate of serious injuries was about double the industry rate. (May 24, 2017)



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Tesla designs and manufactures the Model S electric sedan and the Model X electric SUV, and is taking reservations for Model 3, a premium EV starting at $35,000.
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