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Tesla Semi electric tractor tested with a load of more than 36 tons and a battery life of 800 kilometers

The Tesla Semi electric tractor released in November 2017 will hold an official delivery event in the United States on December 1, and the first batch of Semi will be officially delivered to Pepsi, the first company to order. Elon Musk, who has been busy dealing with Twitter business recently, recently announced that the Semi has recently completed a full-load long-distance endurance test, and the results are quite encouraging.

According to the information released by Elon Musk, the tested Tesla Semi has traveled 500 miles (about 804 kilometers) on a single charge with a load of 81,000 pounds (about 36.7 tons). The private and commercial customers of the tractor have given a boost. At the same time, it also proves that the operation and maintenance costs of the Tesla Semi electric tractor will be lower than that of the general diesel engine tractor.

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When Tesla Semi was released, many people were skeptical about Elon Musk’s claim that it could provide 800 kilometers of battery life without sacrificing the ability to tow cargo. Now the test has broken the doubts of the outside world. Tesla also said that the Semi can accelerate from 0 to 96 kilometers per hour in 20 seconds and charge 70% in 30 minutes. Since the power consumption per mile is only 2kWh, compared with diesel engine tractors, it can save as much as US$200,000 (approximately HK$1.56 million) in fuel costs in 3 years. All of the above are believed to be the current tractor market dominated by diesel engines Bring shock.

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