Tesla just delivered its first all-electric Semi truck to PepsiCo and said it can cover up to 500 miles on a single charge

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk (right) speaks with Dan Priestly, Senior Manager of Tesla Semi Truck Engineering at the vehicles delivery event on December 1, 2022.
Tesla delivered its first electric semitrailer truck to PepsiCo on Thursday.
The delivery was made after several years of delay.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in October the company is aiming to make 50,000 Semis in North America in 2024.

Tesla on Thursday delivered its first electric semitrailer truck to PepsiCo, as the electric vehicle maker expands its offerings beyond passenger cars.

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, drove a Semi to the delivery event, which was held at a factory near Reno, Nevada.

The Semi is the automaker’s all-electric, class-8 cargo trucks with a range between 300 and 500 miles on a single charge, depending on the model. 

“If you’re a trucker and you want the most badass rig on the road, this is it,” said Musk at the Thursday event.

Tesla’s delivery of the Semi trucks came after several years of delay. They…

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