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Energy Needed To Charge Tesla Semi Could Power 3,200 UK Homes For 1 Hour, Analyst Claims

December 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

John Feddersen is the director of Aurora Energy Research, an international market intelligence and research agency. He told the Financial Times recently that the power needed to recharge one Tesla Semi in 30 minutes, as touted by Elon Musk at the introduction of the electric Class 8 truck on November 16, would power up to 3,200 typical UK homes for one hour. His calculations are based on hauling a fully loaded cargo trailer for 500 miles -- the maximum range of the Tesla Semi according to Musk, a task he says would consume 1600 kilowatt-hours of electricity


Your Responses To Our Serious & Wacky Tesla Semi Questions (#ChartFun)

December 2nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Just before the Tesla Semi unveiling, I ran a poll on what the unveiling would include. There were some wacky questions and potential answers as well as some serious ones. The wacky questions and answer choices made it perhaps my favorite piece of work in November. Yet, after a nearly sleepless night and all of the excitement and fun after the event, I forgot about the poll!



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