The Tesla’s all-electric pickup, the Semi Truck, was released in November 2017 and is scheduled to be available in 2019. So far, however, Tesla’s electric truck is a year late and plans for small-scale production in 2020. Earlier this year, Tesla updated tesla Semi’s subscribers with information about the truck’s latest test progress and performance improvements, including plans for winter testing to take place after January.
Just days ago, an overseas truck driver filmed a Tesla Semi being towed by a trailer with a sci-fi face full of dust, while the front wheels had an obvious outer eight words, apparently just after the test.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said they have found a way to add battery life to the Tesla Semi during testing, and claims that the final production version of the Tesla Semi will reach 966km.
In terms of power, Tesla officials say the Semi has a 0-96km/h acceleration time of just 5 seconds at the time of empty load, and a 0-96km/h acceleration time of 20 seconds at a load of 36 tons.
Tesla Semi is understood to have planned to mass production in 2019, with a $5,000 reservation. But in mid-June, Musk revealed at its 2019 general meeting that Semi would delay production until the end of 2020.