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Tesla launches electric truck it guarantees won't break for a million miles

Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

Re: @Zog

recharging that to 80% full in 30 minutes is going to need a 1MW supply.

Exactly.

Of course, recharging it over the 12+ hours of mandatory rest (with only one seat you can't have two drivers working shifts) would only take ~50kW, and a 50kW diesel genset could be tucked in the back of the trailer along with a 100 gallon tank without sacrificing too much cargo space. Diesel-electric: no range problems, and much more efficient than a straight diesel.

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