Tesla pick-up truck to follow the Model Y in 2019

All-electric Tesla pick-up confirmed again by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has once again confirmed the firm’s plan to build its first all-electric pick-up truck. Tesla’s primary focus remains on the Model S, Model X and Model 3 EVs but the Model Y crossover will come next, closely followed by the as-yet unnamed truck. Speaking to Tesla owners on Twitter, Musk said: “I promise that we will make a pickup truck right after Model Y”. In the same Tweet he revealed he has “had the core…

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Tesla Semi Truck officially revealed

CEO Elon Musk claims the Tesla Semi Truck can do 0-60mph in five seconds, with a range of 500 miles on a single charge. Tesla has, at long last, officially revealed the all-electric Semi Truck, the manufacturer’s first industrial vehicle. Elon Musk said in a press conference that the electric truck will do 0-60mph in five seconds with a trailer attached, with the figure rising to 20 seconds towing a gross weight of 36,000kg. Going up a five per cent gradient – where a normal diesel truck can do a…

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Tesla launches Chill Mode to tone down acceleration

A software update has been released by Tesla for the Model S and Model X, allowing drivers to choose a gentler acceleration setup. Tesla has introduced a Chill Mode for its Model S and Model X electric vehicles, toning down the rapid acceleration that its EV’s are capable of. A software update introduced the Chill Mode, which can be accessed via the on-board infotainment screen. In the software update notification, it says that Chill Mode is ‘ideal for smoother driving and a gentler ride for passengers’. The setting can be…

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Tesla’s all-electric truck launch delayed until 16 November

Initially planned for the 26th October, Tesla has now delayed the reveal of the firm’s first industrial vehicle by three weeks. Tesla boss Elon Musk has confirmed on Twitter that the launch of the firm’s all-electric truck has been delayed until the 16 November, having initially planned to launch it three weeks earlier on the 26 October. According to a tweet from the Tesla CEO, the launch has been delayed in order to fix the bottlenecks that has hampered production of the new Model 3. Tesla announced last week that…

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Tesla’s all-electric truck set for 26 October reveal

Elon Musk pens a tentative date in the calendar for the reveal of the firm’s first industrial vehicle. Tesla boss Elon Musk has confirmed on Twitter that the firm’s all-electric truck will be revealed on 26 October in Hawthorne, California. Early test rides will take place at the launch event too. Tesla’s top man describes the electric car company’s first commercial vehicle as a “beast”, whetting the appetite by adding, “it’s unreal”. The date has been tentatively fixed though and could change, and is a month later than previously reported…

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