Tesla trucks

Discussion in 'Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ]' started by Jwhis, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. rbrtwbstr

    rbrtwbstr Road Train Member

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    It's gonna be interesting to see how they hold up in the real world conditions. Assuming it ever even makes it into production.

    But if the thing works as well as they claim, it's gonna be a game changer in the short haul markets.

    That said, I still don't like it. It looks like a football helmet from the side and a toaster in front. Ugly... Perhaps someone will make an all electric Western Star's 4900ex one day. Or a W900.
     
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  3. PandaPancake

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    Its amazing how many of you think I care to hear your 0.1% of the time stories.
     
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    Feel free to put me on your ignore list then. Good day.
     
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  5. Oldironfan

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    So switch seats every trip? In a sleeper truck that would not make sense unless for daycab use. But still the winter will screw with the electric vehicle a lot.
     
  6. Oldironfan

    Oldironfan Road Train Member

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    Bunk heater. Runs of fuel not engine.
     
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    Oldironfan Road Train Member

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    Thank you for your great wisdom yet again.
     
  8. benjamin260_6

    benjamin260_6 Medium Load Member

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    So it would be impossible to put one on one of these trucks? Is it against the law to add a small fuel tank for one of those heaters? Last time I checked most trucks don't have them anyway. That's why 90% of trucks are idling at the truck stops in the winter
     
  9. Oldironfan

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    Fuel onboard a 100% electric truck kind of defeats the purpose. But I don't know, which is why I asked.
    How a broke down tesla will keep you warm on a night when temps are near 0 Degrees and 30 mph winds?
     
  10. benjamin260_6

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    Carry an extra blanket and toughen up
     
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  11. Oldironfan

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    Your funny. Have you tried that before?
     
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