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

Discussion in 'Future Vehicles' 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.
     
  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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  9. oneday

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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
     
  11. AssortedBread

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    Just call it Tesla Semi, no need to complicate things.
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