It seems that Tesla Semi is used to move some cargo again and something interesting one this time: an actual Tesla Model X.
A year ago Elon Musk announced that Tesla Semi sat down on his first load trip with battery packs from Gigafactory 1 to the Fremont factory.
While Tesla Semi-prototypes have been viewed with followers every now and then, it has not been clear whether it had moved freight since the first test run.
Now it seems that it can move some cargo again.
Jerome Guillen, Tesla's president of Automotive and VP for Truck Programs, shared on LinkedIn a picture of a model X loaded on a car carrier trailer to a Tesla Semi prototype today:
The exercise added to the caption "fly carrier", which is probably a joke in reference to model X which appears to fly with both Falcon Wing doors open.
This is the first time we have seen Tesla Semi with a car carrier trailer.
Interestingly, Musk announced last year that Tesla began to build its own car operators due to an extreme shortage, especially at the end of the quarter the delivery size when they hit model 3 Deliveries
A few months later, Tesla announced that it was Buy truck companies to help increase delivery capacity.
Tesla has collected many orders for its electric car, but the company always said that it would in itself be an important user of Tesla Semi as part of its supply chain and distribution business.
The company has claimed that Tesla Semi will significantly improve operating costs b
If Tesla uses the trucks itself, it may theoretically reduce the transport costs, which Musk describes as "Electric truck", may use the difference to improve their margins or Reduce their prices.
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