One of last year's meetings with investors Elon Musk said that the Tesla company is developing a new electric truck. Since then, no news about the project, but today, Elon Musk broke the silence and announced via Twitter that the truck show in September 2017.
In his tweet, Musk noted the good work of the team of specialists and called the current result of their work a new level.
Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September. Team has done an amazing job. Seriously next level.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk)
Traditionally, no details after that tweet was not followed, but, apparently, to a complete and working prototype of the truck is still far. However, if sales of the Model S will go well and will continue to stay at the level, this will involve the creation of new truck investment and accelerate development.
The truck Market of electric vehicles continues to grow rapidly. About creating a declare a major automotive giants and the new company. Developing your own electric truck are Mercedes and Otto, owned by Uber, and other companies are working in this direction. Prototypes of the electric machines are tested in Volvo, BMW and Folkswagen, anticipating the imminent transition to «» types of transportation.
Tesla last week to insure before the release of the Model 3, to optimize costs and attract new investments to reduce risks before starting new machine.