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Tesla Wants to Test Autonomous Semi-Truck in Nevada

Company surprises with autonomous package for truck.

by on Aug.10, 2017

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company would have a semi-truck ready by September.

Not long ago, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk outlined the company’s future products. The list included a semi-truck, which he likened to driving a go-kart.

That truck appears to be an autonomous reality as the company is asking Nevada if it can conduct real-world testing in the Silver State, according to the company’s testing permit application with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, Reuters reported.

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The EV semi isn’t all that surprising as Musk has mentioned it on several occasions, including in a tweet not too long ago. “Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September,” Musk said a few months back, the tweet adding, “Team has done an amazing job. Seriously next level.” (more…)