Tesla Just Received Its Largest Preorder Of Semi Trucks Yet

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The sleek electric semi-truck that Tesla CEO Elon Musk called “The Beast” and unveiled Nov. 16 has just received a nudge of support from Pepsi, which according to a new report has pre-ordered 100 trucks.

The junk-food giant’s reservation is the largest yet for the Tesla, which has at least 285 pre-orders, Reuters reported Dec. 12.

The news came out before markets opened and sent the Palo Alto electric car maker’s stock price spiking nearly 4 percent to close at $341.03 on Nov. 12 from $328.91 the day before.

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Walmart has said it pre-ordered 15 electric trucks and J.B Hunt trucking has said it’s reserved  ‘multiple’ semis. Food service distributor Sysco has pre-ordered trucks, and Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40, Reuters reported.

Read the full story on SiliconBeat.

Source : http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/12/13/tesla-gets-biggest-pre-order-yet-for-electric-truck-from-pepsi/

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