Although Tesla semi-trailer electric truck Semi has bounced several times, but Musk’s latest news shows that the new car has finally been produced.
On June 11, according to foreign media reports, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an email to employees recently that Tesla Semi pure electric trucks are about to be mass-produced. Unfortunately, he did not disclose the specific time of production.
“Now it’s time for Semi to enter mass production,” Musk said in an email that Semi’s powertrain and batteries will be produced at Tesla’s Giga plant in Nevada, while additional production will be conducted in other states.
In fact, the Tesla Semi electric truck was originally released in 2017 and promised to be put on the market by the end of 2019, but has since been postponed to small batch production by the end of 2020. In the latest financial report for the first quarter of 2020, the delivery time of the first batch of Tesla Semi was pushed back to 2021.
It is understood that there are two versions of Tesla Semi’s cruising range. The model with a price of 150,000 US dollars (about 1.06 million yuan) has a cruising range of 300 miles (about 483 km) and a price of 180,000 US dollars (about 1.27 million yuan). ) Has a cruising range of 500 miles (about 805km). At the same time, the car also supports fast charging mode, charging 30 minutes can have a cruising range of 644km.
Musk also said that the company ran a longer cruising range in the process of testing Semi, reaching 600 miles (about 966km).
In terms of power, Tesla claims that the 0-96km/h acceleration time of Semi at no-load is only 5 seconds, and under a 36-ton load, the 0-96km/h acceleration time is 20 seconds.