At the Tesla Semi truck launch in Hawthorne, California, last fall, CEO Elon Musk made passing reference to a planned network of high-capacity charging stations that would eventually be put in place to recharge his electric trucks and extend their daily range. Details on that network were sparse, however.
Now, Reuters has learned that Musk and Tesla are collaborating with several logistics leaders in North America to put the beginnings of that charging network in place.
According to a report from Reuters, Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo and United Parcel Service are working with the electric truck builder to construct on-site charging terminals at their facilities as Tesla ramps up production of its new truck next year. These firms are among nine major logistics providers in North America that have placed pre-orders for the new electric truck.
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