Why Is A Semi Truck From Tesla So Cheap?

According to the firm, the operational costs of the Tesla Semi trucks will be $1.26 per mile,

 compared to $1.51 per mile for diesel trucks with larger ranges.

 Before the Tesla Semi to actually start saving money compared to the diesel standard of operation,

That is more than a  similar Class 8 diesel-powered truck costs,

so Tesla Semi would have to make a strong case for switching to electricity in order to convince fleet owners and drivers to do so.

 Even while a Tesla Semi truck will cost far more than its diesel-powered counterpart,

 its operational expenses might be significantly lower.

 its operational expenses might be significantly lower.

Tesla predicts that its electric Semi trucks would operate 20% more affordably, saving around $250,000 over the course of a million kilometres.

The SEmi truck travels between 80,000 and 100,000 miles annually,

which enables Tesla to save $50,000 annually on fuel expenditures.

 When comparing diesel versus electric trucks, the retail price of the Semi is typically brought up.

However, in terms of operating costs, prospective pricing differences are significantly less important.

When charged at the megacharger, which Tesla will make sure is priced at 7 US cents per kilowatt-hour (in the US),

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has claimed that the Tesla Semi will be up to 20 US cents per mile (12 US cents

per km) less expensive to operate than a diesel truck.

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