Tesla's entry into truck-making presents a whole new challenge for Elon Musk

Tesla’s entry into truck-making presents a whole new challenge for Elon Musk

Elon Musk teased this picture of the Tesla semi at a TED talk last April. (TED2017) There’s a cool new electric semi truck coming around the bend. It looks Space Age sleek: no gears, so no constant shifting. Recharging the battery is a lot cheaper than diesel fuel. Finn Murphy, an independent truck owner-operator, can’t wait to try it out. “The cab is larger, the living area is larger,” he said. “It’s very exciting.” The truck Murphy was describing? It’s the Nikola One, a fuel-cell electric truck from Nikola Motor in Salt Lake City that’s expected to hit highways […]

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