Tesla Unveils Semi-Autonomous Electric Truck
Nov. 17, 2017—On Thursday, Tesla unveiled its electric truck, according to a Detroit News report.
The company mentioned that the truck will include semi-autonomous driving features, including Tesla's autopilot system.
During an event in Los Angeles, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, noted that the truck will have a 500-mile driving range at maximum weight and highway speed and the truck will be capable of going from zero to 60 miles per hour in five seconds, or 20 seconds if they are carrying an 80,000-pound load. Musk said his company is guaranteeing the big rigs will not break down for a million miles because they have will have multiple motors.
Production of the truck is slated to begin in 2019.