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    Tesla Megachargers arrive at Frito-Lay facility ahead of January Semi deliveries

    Electric Trucks Get Boost From Multi-Megawatt Charging Stations- BLOOMBERG A Mercedes-Benz eActros electric cargo truckPhotographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg By Ryan Fisher June 22, 2022, 5:30 AM CDT Electric Trucks Get Boost From Multi-Megawatt Charging Stations Battery-powered big rigs are...
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    Tesla Megachargers arrive at Frito-Lay facility ahead of January Semi deliveries

    The 3.75MW MCS standard for charging heavy-duty electric - NOTEBOOKCHECK The 3.75MW MCS standard for charging heavy-duty electric vehicles is official and first 1MW stations will have Tesla compatibility The first MCS stations will be 1MW and have Tesla or CCS chargers, too (image: CharIN)...
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    European truck makers are getting infrastructure ready for long-distance electric trucking.

    Volvo FM charging at Circle K in Norway
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    Tesla Megachargers arrive at Frito-Lay facility ahead of January Semi deliveries

    Not related to Tesla Megacharger but it is a Semi truck charging and didn't want to start a new thread. Thought this was interesting. Volvo Electric Semi charging at a Circle K in Norway:
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    European truck makers are getting infrastructure ready for long-distance electric trucking.

    European truck makers are getting infrastructure ready for long-distance electric trucking.-Autoweek Mercedes eActros LongHaul to Launch in 2024 European truck makers are getting infrastructure ready for long-distance electric trucking. DAIMLER TRUCKS AND BUSES COMMUNICATIONS "PRODUCT...
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    Tesla and others lobby for federal funding of charging infrastructure for electric trucks

    Tesla and others lobby for federal funding of charging infrastructure for electric trucks-Electrek Tesla, along with other EV companies and environmental groups, is lobbying for some of the federal funding going to EV charging infrastructure to be used to deploy charging stations for electric...
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    The Tesla Semi Order Books Are Finally Open

    Three websites with varying details on this topic. None are actually totally accurate in their details about Tesla Semi after reading them that I could tell. Check them out for yourself and see what you think. https://carbuzz.com/news/the-tesla-semi-order-books-are-finally-open...
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    A couple of EV trucks from Volvo and International via TruckTube

    @ 01:46 the hood is up but the videographer doesn't get it in the video. 2022 Volvo VNRE42T 300 Electric Truck 2023 International eMV607 Truck Interestingly neither truck had e-axles. Also both had 4 large mirrors(doors and hood) which cut into aerodynamics. The Dana Spicer S23-172 on the...
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    800 V charging adressed at earnings call yesterday

    Your original post. You have to read between the lines on the comments made. It's quite obvious. Tesla has already made Megachargers for their Semi's. The battery architecture. In fact in maybe more than 800V. We won't know for certain until we get the spec's.
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    800 V charging adressed at earnings call yesterday

    The Semi is 800V
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    Florida start-up places major bet on fleet of Tesla Semis

    A bit extreme example with the Rolls Royce. The Tesla Semi will cost more than a diesel tractor but over time you are supposed to overcome the initial cost difference with savings on maintenance and the price of diesel fuel. It could possibly be the case. I hope not for the investors sake and...
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    Florida start-up places major bet on fleet of Tesla Semis

    Florida start-up places major bet on fleet of Tesla Semis Mention an all-electric truck fleet and California typically comes to mind, but a start-up in Central Florida has set out to change that with a plan that relies solely on Tesla Semis. EV Semi-Fleet reported raising $1.1 million, which...
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    Tesla Cyber Rodeo Giga Texas Austin, TX

    Too bad the person doing the video didn't spend a bit more time and detail at the back, more specifically the drive unit. But check out the mirrors and front end camera! Surely there will more video/photos forthcoming!
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    Tesla Cyber Rodeo Giga Texas Austin, TX

    Catch the Tesla Semi here: Cyber Rodeo Live https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/live-blog-heres-whats-happening-at-the-cyber-rodeo-in-texas/ UPDATE! Tesla Semi in Jeff Roberts drone video shot this morning:
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    Tesla Semi pays a visit to Giga Texas ahead of Cyber Rodeo event

    In Jeff Roberts drone video of Giga Texas you can see Tesla Semi starting @ 06:04 in the upper right driving toward the drone and again @ 06:13 starting to turn around and drive North in the parking area with trailers.
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    Tesla Semi pays a visit to Giga Texas ahead of Cyber Rodeo event

    Tesla Semi pays a visit to Giga Texas ahead of Cyber Rodeo event-TESLARATI Tesla’s Class 8 all-electric truck was recently sighted at the Gigafactory Texas complex. The Tesla Semi spotted in the Texas-based site appears to be the company’s updated variant of the vehicle, which has been spotted...
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    Two Tesla Semis Spotted in Palo Alto, CA

    Most definitely!
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    Two Tesla Semis Spotted in Palo Alto, CA

    Two Tesla Semis Spotted in Palo Alto, CA-TESMANIAN Two Tesla Semis Spotted in Palo Alto, CA by Eva Fox March 23, 2022 Semi Tesla Photo: u/rus-reddit/Reddit Two Tesla Semis were spotted in Palo Alto, California. Later, one of them was seen driving down the street. Recently, two Tesla Semis...
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    First Ever Tesla Semi Factory Drone Footage

    First Ever Tesla Semi Factory Drone Footage- Sawyer Merritt
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    Tesla Megachargers arrive at Frito-Lay facility ahead of January Semi deliveries

    Tesla Megachargers arrive at Frito-Lay facility ahead of January Semi deliveries-Drive Tesla Canada Tesla Megachargers arrive at Frito-Lay facility ahead of January Semi deliveries January 6, 2022 Darryn John The first Tesla Megachargers have arrived at Frito-Lay’s facility in Modesto...
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    Tesla Semi Megacharger Station

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    Tesla Improves Semi, Files Patent for 'High power shielded busbar for electric vehicle charging and power distribution'

    Tesla Improves Semi, Files Patent for 'High power shielded busbar for electric vehicle charging and power distribution'-TASMANIAN Tesla Improves Semi, Files Patent for 'High power shielded busbar for electric vehicle charging and power distribution' by Eva Fox October 19, 2021 Semi Tesla...
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    MAN: Long Range Electric Trucks Coming In 2024

    MAN: Long Range Electric Trucks Coming In 2024 The company hints at 500 km (311 miles) of range and more in the future. Sep 26, 2021 at 11:34pm ET 0 By: Mark Kane MAN Truck & Bus (part Traton, which is part of the Volkswagen Group), already has introduced a few electric vehicle models...
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    Tesla Semi in China

    When/if is Tesla Semi going to made in China @ Giga Shanghai for the Asian market? Huge market opportunity. Giga Shanghai keeps expanding so I'm wondering if producing the Tesla Semi is in the plans? My guess is Tesla has already made plans for the Semi at Giga Shanghai. China is planning on...
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    Tesla Semi payload estimates suggest critics underestimated battery tech advancements

    Tesla Semi payload estimates suggest critics underestimated battery tech advancements-TESLARATI The Tesla Semi truck’s payload will be comparable to a Class 8 diesel truck, according to the company’s 2020 Impact report. The Semi’s payload estimates address one persistent critique about Tesla’s...
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    Tesla Semi 4680 Battery Pack Engineering Analysis

    Tesla Semi 4680 Battery Pack Engineering Analysis-INSIDEEVs By: George Bower We estimate the pack physical layout, its electrical voltage, series /parallel configuration, and cooling configuration Our Engineering Consultant Keith Ritter has looked at a video taken of the Tesla Semi by Cory...
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    Tesla Semi electric truck is finally about to go into production

    https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/tesla-semi-production-close-to-kicking-off-as-assembly-line-tooling-finishes-up-report-says/ Tesla Semi production close to kicking off as assembly line tooling finishes up, report says The Semi was supposed to reach production two years ago, but now a new...
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    Tesla Semi electric truck is finally about to go into production

    Tesla Semi electric truck is finally about to go into production-ELECTREK After years of delays, Tesla is finally about to start production of Tesla Semi, its all-electric semi-truck. The whole truck industry is watching. While there are already a few electric trucks on the road, none of...
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    Samsung and Tesla sign a half a billion dollars deal for Cybertruck cameras

    Samsung and Tesla sign a half a billion dollars deal for Cybertruck cameras Future Tesla Cybertruck owners will reportedly have their rearview ‘mirrors’ powered by Samsung Electro-Mechanics. The latter company has apparently struck a deal with Tesla worth $436 million, and as a result, Samsung...
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    Volvo, Daimler, Traton join forces to build electric truck charging network

    Volvo, Daimler, Traton join forces to build electric truck charging network-AUTOBLOG Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and Volkswagen's AG heavy-truck business the Traton Group announced on Monday a non-binding agreement to build a network of high-performance public charging stations for electric...
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    Mercedes debuts its first fully electric semi truck in Europe

    Seeking Alpha Daimler Truck Spinoff And Volvo Group: ICE Out, BEV (And Hydrogen?) In Jul. 01, 2021 6:48 AM ET Daimler AG (DDAIF), DMLRY ENGIY, ENGQF, RDS.A...6 Comments1 Like Summary Daimler separating car and truck businesses by spinning out truck business. Volvo Group (trucks) focuses on...
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    Mercedes debuts its first fully electric semi truck in Europe

    Mercedes debuts its first fully electric semi truck in Europe This is the biggest EV ever to wear the three-pointed star and it could be a game changer for European trucking.-CNET It may be a little different than the semi trucks we're used to here, but it could be a big deal for European...
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    Bloomberg Hyperdrive says Tesla Semi lacks batteries

    I guess Bloomberg's Dana Hull is getting impatient with Elon Musk and Tesla. Hyperdrive Daily: Tesla’s Semi Lacks Batteries, Loses Its Champion-BLOOMBERG By Dana Hull June 16, 2021, 5:52 AM CDT Will Tesla Ever Make the Semi? In November 2017, Tesla unveiled its all-electric Semi truck at a...
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    Will Tesla Semi be at the event tonight?

    No mention of the Semi at all. Focus was on the new Model S Plaid only. Watch it here
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    Will Tesla Semi be at the event tonight?

    Somehow I think so. Or maybe just a mention?
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    Tesla’s head of heavy duty trucking has left the company

    Tesla's head of heavy duty trucking has left the company-TechCrunch Image Credits: Tesla Jerome Guillen, a critical executive at Tesla who was working on the development and eventual production of the Tesla Semi, has left the company, the automaker said Monday in a filing to the U.S...
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    Tesla Installs Megachargers at Frito-Lay as Delivery of 15 Semi Truck Approaches

    Good Point. Also the Megapack mentioned spec's are per Wikipedia Pic courtesy Tesla Here is the article from Drive Tesla Canada Tesla’s first known Semicharger to be installed at FritoLay’s Modesto facility FritoLay is currently in the process of getting the first Tesla Semichargers...
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    Tesla Installs Megachargers at Frito-Lay as Delivery of 15 Semi Truck Approaches

    Tesla Installs Megachargers at Frito-Lay as Delivery of 15 Semi Truck Approaches-TESMANIAN Photo: @privater/Twitter Frito-Lay Inc. is installing Megachargers for Tesla Semi at its Northern California Warehouse. Upon completion of the installation, the company will have the first known...
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    WattEV to build nation’s first ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’ in Bakersfield; aims for 12,000 HD electric trucks on California roads by 2030

    WattEV to build nation’s first ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’ in Bakersfield; aims for 12,000 HD electric trucks on California roads by 2030-yahoo finance Watt EV Thu, May 6, 2021, 8:00 AM·3 min read 50 Tesla Semi trucks reserved WattEV to build nation’s first ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’ in...
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    Electric trucks like the Tesla Semi are nearing cost parity with diesel, EU studies show

    Electric trucks like the Tesla Semi are nearing cost parity with diesel, EU studies show-TESLARATI NEWS Electric trucks like the Tesla Semi are nearing cost parity with diesel, EU studies show CREDIT: TESLA BySimon Alvarez Posted on May 6, 2021 Two new studies from the Stockholm Environment...
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    Tesla is looking for mobile service technicians for its electric trucks

    Tesla is looking for mobile service technicians for its electric trucks-ELECTREK Tesla heavy trucking president, Jerome Guillen, revealed that the automaker will use its mobile service approach to its Tesla Semi electric truck program. Last month, Electrek reported that Tesla was looking to...
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    ROCSYS, Grivix and VDL ETS cooperate on robotic fast charging for heavy-duty EVs

    ROCSYS, Grivix and VDL ETS cooperate on robotic fast charging for heavy-duty EVs-CHARGED EVs ROCSYS, Grivix and VDL ETS cooperate on robotic fast charging for heavy-duty EVs Posted April 29, 2021 by Charles Morris & filed under Newswire, The Infrastructure. Three Dutch companies have...
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    Tesla may be banking a lot on it's new battery cell format: Semi, Cybertruck, Model S Plaid+

    Tesla may be banking a lot on it's new battery cell format: Semi, Cybertruck, Model S Plaid+-GREEN CAR REPORTS As part of Tesla’s update call held with the release of quarterly financial results Monday, CEO Elon Musk delivered an update about the 4680-format cells that the company introduced...
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    Tesla says Semi deliveries to begin this year, ending battery constraint worries

    Tesla explains strategy to secure battery supply for 2x vehicle production-TESLARATI Tesla revealed that it was on track to more than double its battery supply capacity in 2022. The revelation hints at Tesla’s projected vehicle production and sales goals for this year and the next. “We do...
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    Tesla says Semi deliveries to begin this year, ending battery constraint worries

    Tesla says Semi deliveries to begin this year, ending battery constraint worries-TESLARATI Tesla says that deliveries of its all-electric Semi will begin this year. The news that Tesla delivered in its Q1 2021 Update Letter seems to hint that the battery constraint issues that put the Semi’s...
  46. TSemi

    Study Suggests Commercial Electric Trucks Will Have Huge Benefits

    Study Suggests Commercial Electric Trucks Will Have Huge Benefits-INSIDEEVs Study Suggests Commercial Electric Trucks Will Have Huge Benefits Moving away from diesel-powered haulers will greatly reduce greenhouse gas and particulate emissions. The diesel trucks that deliver all the...
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    Volvo gets first double-digit order for Class 8 electric trucks

    Volvo Snags Big Electric Truck Order-CleanTechnica Image courtesy of Volvo Trucks. CLEAN TRANSPORT Volvo Snags Big Electric Truck Order QCD, a company that delivers food to various food service customers, put in an order last week for 14 of Volvo’s VNR electric trucks. The vehicles will be...
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    Tesla Semi email to reservation holders hint at improved specs

    The inverters are customized for the Semi. But I was wondering if they may have tweaked the motors a bit.
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    Volvo gets first double-digit order for Class 8 electric trucks

    Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008 Assembly workers walk out after 30-day contract extension expires-FREIGHTWAVES About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin...

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