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Last night marked yet another historical Tesla event.

That's because November 16 will go down as potentially the day that changed the trucking industry.

The Tesla SEMI has been revealed and, as we've become accustomed to, it's a Duesey. 

REVEALED: Tesla SEMI and Tesla Roadster

So, let's get down to brass tacks: What's the core differentiators? First off, performance. Zero to 60 comes in five seconds without a trailer hitched. With a full 80,000 pound load 60 mph will arrive in 20 seconds — for context, this is a lot quicker than any diesel-powered truck on the market. 

And, according to Elon Musk, the touted range is 500 miles when the SEMI is towing a full, 80,000 pound load. 

In addition, Musk noted the use of what it's calling its Armor Glass, which is much stronger than the normal glass you'd find in a big rig. As with any Tesla vehicle there's a safety layer that's applied, which translates into an automatic braking system, forward collision warning and automatic lane keeping. 

The icing on the cake? Musk says the vehicle is guaranteed to last one million miles. 

Charging up shouldn't be too much of a problem as Musk was happy to discuss the company's all-new megachargers, which are said to give owners a 400-mile range boost in a matter of 30 minutes.

See the SEMI presentation below and check out the collection of images after the jump.




REVEALED: Tesla SEMI and Tesla Roadster















































































































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