FedEx has reportedly ordered 20 Tesla semi-trucks for its fleet. According to Commercial Carrier Journal:
FedEx (No. 2 in CCJ’s Top 250) on Monday confirmed the company has placed a reservation for 20 Tesla Semi trucks. Those trucks are slated for operation in FedEx Freight’s less-than-truckload unit.
FedEx is now part of a group of fleets that includes rival UPS, PepsiCo, Anheuser Busch, J.B. Hunt, Walmart, Ruan Transportation Management and others that have reserved the all-electric rigs. Late last year, UPS placed an order for 125 Tesla Semis, while PepsiCo reserved 100 and Anheuser Busch reserved 40.
Earlier this year, Tesla founder CEO Elon Musk told analysts he expects to sell 100,000 units or more annually by 2022.
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