Tesla will soon deliver its first new model in the past three years to Pepsi on December 1, but the EV maker’s ambitions are far larger. Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla aims to build 50,000 Semi trucks annually by 2024, more than most class 8 truck manufacturers in North America.

Although late to market, like most Tesla products so far, the Semi Class 8 truck is poised to take the trucking industry by storm. In funny commercials, Renault Trucks can laugh all it wants, but the Tesla Semi is higher up the food chain. If Elon Musk’s plans are well executed, Tesla will build 50,000 Semi trucks per year by 2024, probably more than Renault Trucks’ overall production, including small trucks.

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Tesla Plans Would Make It One Of The Largest Semi Truck Makers In North America

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