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What could be the name of the new Semi-Truck?

Discussion in 'Semi' started by NeverFollow, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. NeverFollow

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    What could be the name of the new Semi-Truck? May be Tesla ST or Tesla L (L for Lorry)?

     
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  2. Veritas1980

    Veritas1980 Electric Viking

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    Model T, I’m sure they won’t get into legal trouble with that.
     
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  3. Rowan256

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    In Europe we got the mega trailer, so why not a mega truck? That's assuming it got a swappeble battery of 1 megawatt or more, just in case under the trailer. I'd like tot see a swappeble battery system for trucks and buses. Who can both share a standard battery, such a battery can also stabalise the grid.
     
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    People would make fun of you here if you call a 5-axle tractor-trailer a 'mega' anything... I have a 5-axle at home just for funsies.

    Different worlds.
     
  6. NeverFollow

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    In US we got the giga factory, so why not call it a giga truck? :b
     
  7. Rowan256

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    The gigafactory produces about a gigawatt in batteries, more then a truck can contain. A megabattery is actually quite realistic for a big truck, that's why I thought of a megatrucks ;)! A megatrailer is suitable for such a truck.
     
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    Model U for semi
    Model R for pickup

    U R S3XY
     
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  10. NeverFollow

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    I like the punch line! x_x
     
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    Just call it Tesla Semi, no need to complicate things.
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    Tesla doesn't make vehicles for US only.
    Semi- is a Latin prefix to a verb, noun, or adjective meaning "half".

    Also likely only tractor. Not the whole package.
    I vote for T.

    "Tesla Semi"
    "What model is that?"
    "Model Semi".

    "Tesla T"
    "What's that?"
    "Tesla Semi Truck, model T"
    "Oh".

    Alternative, BFT or BFS, as in Big.....
     
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  13. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 90D 2017.42

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    Semi - Extended Range Electric Cargo Transporter
     
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  14. NeverFollow

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    Tesla BEAST - Big Electric Autonomous Semi Truck
     
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    T gets my vote.
     
  17. WarpedOne

    WarpedOne Supreme Premier

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    stEVe gets my vote

    :)
     
  18. Rowan256

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    Electruck perhaps?
     
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    My first thought was the BFT (as already noted above).

    Then I read this thread, and realized that I am truly in the presence of greatness.

    Model T? Semi-ERECT? BEAST? Electruck (Poor Fred)?

    Y’all need to tweet Elon/Jerome. These names are awesome!

    It may take 20 years per their own plan, but I can’t wait for a fleet of these to replace the lung-killing diesels at the Ports of LA & Long Beach (the largest such combined port facility on the continent).
     
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