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Tesla’s Electric Big Rig Truck: Can Elon Musk Deliver?

Posted November 16, 2017

Under Economic Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Issues

(Nathan Bomey – USA Today)

Tesla’s plans to disrupt the semi-truck business with a new electric big rig could launch a new revolution — and CEO Elon Musk isn’t holding back on the hyperbole.

Musk is pledging a groundbreaking advancement Thursday night at an event near Los Angeles to release details on the new truck..

“This will blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension,” Musk said Sunday in a tongue-in-cheek tweet.

The race to deliver electric trucks could eventually pose economic benefits to consumers if the technology lowers the price of transportation and reduces emissions that contribute to climate change. Click here to read more.