Every now and then a news item pops up around the Semi.

That the Semi will turn the transport world upside down is clear to the insiders. But certainly around trucks, the story with hydrogen and the weight of the battery always pops up.

In the article below a debunk by Auke Hoekstra (TU / e) about these myths. Nice to read how in a few years time through innovation Tesla has eliminated most of the disadvantages of an EV truck. And we are not even talking about autonomous driving!

The order book is now well filled. But we have to wait for Giga Texas to reach mass production. Elon did talk about a small series of pre-production at the end of 2020 / early 2021 for own use and at some of the future large customers. Production will start from Giga Texas at the end of 2021.