Tesla: named for electric cars with advanced features, will also provide huge commercial vehicles. The vehicle manufacturer led by Elon Musk launched a semi-truck in 2017.
These were handed over to PepsiCo at a factory in Nevada on Thursday. One of these was tested in front of the factory-driven Musk and everyone. The truck is white
. In color, one with the PepsiCo logo and the other with private-le colors. Musk said that the semi-truck would travel 800 km by weighing 37,000 kg.
Four independent motors are mounted on the rear axles. Will accelerate from 0-60mph in 20 seconds. There are also features such as an automatic clutch and regenerative braking.
The price has not been officially disclosed, but industry sources estimate its price is around $ 1,50,000. PepsiCo has ordered a total of 100 trucks. Tesla has decided to produce 50,000 trucks by 2024.
PepsiCo is participating in a special project for the transport of carbon emission-neutral goods. As part of this, Clean Fuel Transport Portation Technology will be introduced.
The California Air Resources Board offers $ 15.4 million in funds for the project. These include 15 Tesla electric tractors with batteries; Power trucks driven by electric and natural gas should be purchased.
The US government is facilitating getting a $ 40,000 tax credit on electric trucks.