PepsiCo Reserves 100 Tesla Semis
PepsiCo has promised to reduce the greenhouse gasses its supply chain produces by 20% by 2030 and its recent order of 100 Tesla Semis should help move them a bit closer to their goal. PepsiCo currently has a fleet of 10,000 big rigs in use throughout the United States. PepsiCo's recent order, the largest to date, brings the unofficial number of public reservations for Tesla's all electric big rigs to 285 (according to Reuters).
Telsa unveiled its two Semis alongside the next iteration of the Telsa Roadster on November 16, 2017 with promised ranges of 300 and 500 miles. Following the release of prices - $150,000 and 180,000 respectively- which were more competitive than anticipated, orders from numerous companies began to join the initial public reservations placed by Walmart and JB Hunt transportation services. Tesla's truck is expected be in production by 2019 and the price to pre-order is currently at $20,000.
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