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Tesla's semi-truck is priced surprisingly competitive

Tesla's semi-truck is priced surprisingly competitive
From Engadget - November 23, 2017

Looking at the $180,000 model, it's still around $60,000 more than a diesel-powered semi truck. However, the Semi could cost around 20 percent less to run, Tesla estimates, putting savings over a million miles at around $250,000.

The Tesla Semi will improve the trucker experience with an Enhanced Autopilot (automatic emergency braking, automatic lane keeping and lane departure warning) that will improve safety for drivers and other vehicles. It also features jackknife protection, sensors and cameras meant to reduce blind spots. For a truck it will also have crazy acceleration, which could be useful for hill-climbing and other chores.

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