Elon Musk has been talking about an electric pickup truck for awhile now, but recently solidified the idea further by taking to Twitter to talk about it -- and ask for ideas
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In November last year Tesla revealed the Tesla Semi - a fully electric truck that will have a range up to 800km and be able to haul a forty tonne trailer. It looks and sounds quite impressive, but the Nikola Motor Company (a zero-emissions truck startup) wasn't so enthusiastic.
In fact, the company believes that the Tesla Semi is infringing upon several of its design patents. So it's suing for $US2 billion.
Yeah, we are amused by the company names too.
Tesla's all-electric semi came into this world to great fanfare, but little has been said about how the automaker plans to start making the vehicle. But now we have some insight, thanks to a new report from Reuters, which says Tesla's collaborating with major companies to build charging stations for the semis.