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Tesla Joins a Growing Trend: Electric Trucks

[ November 30, 2017   //   ]

The Tesla Semi, an electric heavy-duty truck, was recently unveiled. Tesla plans to begin production in 2019, and two customers already are interested in buying them, J.B. Hunting Transport Services and Meijer Inc., the Michigan-based grocery store chain. But Tesla is just one of many automakers that are rushing to dominate the electric truck market. The race is on.

Electric trucks are becoming more popular because they save money on fuel and maintenance and produce fewer emissions