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EV Trucks

Post by wecharg » Feb 08, 2018 8:58 am

What do you think of Tesla’s electric semi-truck?

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Re: EV Trucks

Post by markz » Feb 11, 2018 9:33 pm

Looks neat
https://www.tesla.com/semi?redirect=no
Semi is the safest, most comfortable truck ever. Four independent motors provide maximum power and acceleration and require the lowest energy cost per mile.

20s
0-60 mph with 80k lbs
< 2 kWh/mi
Energy consumption
0.36
Drag coefficient


https://insideevs.com/tesla-electric-se ... l-battery/
and accounting for the greater efficiency of electric motors, as well as regenerative braking, the envelope engineers estimated that an electric semi would require a 1,200 kWh battery pack to achieve a range of 600 miles. At a cost of $100/kWh, which Tesla hopes to reach soon, that would be a $120,000 battery. According to a 2016 article from AskTheTrucker, the cost of a new diesel-powered tractor starts around $113,000, and annual fuel costs are “easily more than $70,000.”

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Re: EV Trucks

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