Unveiling the Tesla Semi Class 8 tractor

Nov. 17, 2017
The long-awaited all-electric Tesla Motors Class 8 highway tractor makes its official debut.

Resembling a rock concert more than a truck unveiling, Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors – said he believes the company’s new all-electric highway tractor, dubbed the “Semi,” will revolutionize trucking when it hits the road in 2019.

About the Author

Neil Abt

Neil Abt, editorial director at Fleet Owner, is a veteran journalist with over 20 years of reporting experience, including 15 years spent covering the trucking industry. A graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., he began his career covering sports for The Washington Post newspaper, followed by a position in the newsroom of America Online (AOL) and then both reporting and leadership roles at Transport Topics. Abt is based out of Portland, Oregon.

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