Still Not the Flying Car I was Promised

But interesting anyway:

https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/09/tesla-semi-truck-will-be-70-cheaper-to-operate-but-have-only-regional-truck-range.html

* Tesla Semi will have a range of 200-300 miles – primarily to support regional trucking routes.
* Tesla Semi potentially being up to 70% cheaper to operate than a regular truck

What I expect to see are a few of these batteries stacked by regular delivery points: the truck arrives, and while the cargo is being unloaded, the depleted battery is swapped out for one that’s already charged. The used battery is plugged in so it will be ready for the next guy.

As you can see, these are relatively short range things, so I’d expect some limited price drops in your local WalMart because it’ll cost less to get the stuff from the distribution center to your local Wally World.

I’m still waiting on the flying car. Don’t think I’m gonna let that go.

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