Are you considering purchasing one of Tesla’s new semi trucks for your owner operator business? The truck, which reportedly has a 300-500 mile range and can haul an impressive 80,000 pounds of cargo stands to change and revolutionize an industry that has for decades relied on the brute power or diesel engines. Along with autopilot and safety features, the truck could improve your safety on the road which could lead to reduced insurance costs.
With trucking accounting for around 70 percent of today’s shipments (and growing), it is no wonder that a company like Tesla is looking to change the industry. It represents a huge opportunity to disrupt an industry that really hasn’t changed much in years. Tesla alleges that the cost of the vehicle (starting at $150,000) can be entirely off-set by the cost of fuel savings over the lifetime of ownership.
Huge fleet trucking companies like Walmart, FedEx, DHL and J.B. Hunt have already placed orders for the new truck. They believe they can reduce shipping costs and improve profitability by reducing overall time between shipments and reduction in fuel costs.
Are you considering a new Tesla semi truck? The truck will be released in 2019. For more information on this amazing truck, visit Tesla’s website.
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