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Tesla Shareholders Meeting 2019

June 12, 2019

Last Tuesday I was able to attend the Tesla Shareholders Meeting for the first time. It was an incredible experience and I feel blessed I got to meet so many great folks in real life.

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Past Tesletter articles

First production Semis just spotted

Seems that Tesla built a factory for the Semis right next to Giga Nevada and in the photos, we can see what appears to be the first production Semis 😱

From issue #194

New information about the Semi

Tesla’s closed the reservations for the Semi but has updated the Semi’s website. Some new information includes that it can recover 70% of range in 30 minutes, using Tesla’s Semi Chargers.

From issue #230

New Tesla Semi Truck...'Sneak Peek'

Ryan from the Kilowatts ran into this truck in Sacramento just a few days ago and now a trucker run into it and filmed it, the commentary is interesting nonetheless

From issue #150

Semi getting ready for 'volume production'

The last news we got about Tesla’s Semi is that it’s scheduled for launch in 2021. But we know little about when production is going to start or where. A few days ago, an internal email got leaked and Elon Musk said it’s about time to bring the Semi to ‘volume production’. It’s about time, so we hope to learn more about it soon!

Read more: Twitter

From issue #116

Semi on the road

The Semi that got painted at the Cyber Rodeo, was just spotted westbound 80 near Colfax, CA.

From issue #226

Semi testing in Fremont

Love the Semi, I can’t wait to see them on the road!

From issue #157

Tesla App includes Semi Assets

The latest version of the Tesla app is getting ready for the first Semi deliveries, in December.

From issue #242

Tesla Semi at Silver Springs

It seems to be quickly accelerating from stopping at the roundabout. I can’t wait to see some of these on the road!

From issue #240

Tesla Semi electric truck to have up to 621 miles of range

Elon Musk made new comments (here’s the interview in case you missed it last week) about Tesla’s upcoming electric semi truck, and said that the vehicle will eventually have up to 1,000 km (621 miles) of range. This new range is going to be achieved, thanks to Tesla’s new in-house battery cells and battery pack technology.

From issue #140

Tesla Semi is a beast

The first deliveries are happening today (Dec. 1st), and that is exciting! It is also exciting that they just completed a 500-mile drive with a Tesla Semi weighing in at 81,000 lbs.

From issue #244

Tesla Semi is operating at approximately 75,000 lbs and the truck is meeting or exceeding the range estimates

Honestly, I can’t wait for Tesla to release the Semi and start seeing it on the road.

Read more: Facebook

From issue #73

Tesla semi this year, Cybertruck next

Finally, after almost 5 years, Elon said that Tesla will be delivering a 500-mile range Semi Truck this year, and Cybertruck next year. Some folks read this tweet as if the Cybertruck will also have a 500-mile range, what do you think?

From issue #229

Tesla Semi: New update on test program, improvements, and the timeline for electric truck

Some folks with Semi reservations got an update from Tesla on the Tesla Semi program. In their email Tesla wrote:

“Greetings again from the Tesla Truck Team! We recently wrapped up a great year, in which we achieved record production and deliveries, GAAP profitability, completed Gigafactory Shanghai ahead of schedule, launched new solar and energy products, and confirmed that we are on track to produce limited volumes of the Tesla Semi in the second half of 2020.”

This confirms that Tesla plans on starting the limited production of the Semi in the second half of the year. 🚚

Read more: Electrek

From issue #94

Tesla to start production of the Semi

Elon announced this on Twitter, they are starting production of the Tesla Semi Truck and will deliver the first ones to Pepsi on December 1st. This is great news on many fronts! The Tesla Semi seems like a great product that entering a big market that has no EV presence and also hints at Tesla being over the hump on their battery production, which was always a constraint for the project. Looking forward to seeing these on the road soon!

From issue #237

Three Tesla Semi pre-production spotted

I can’t wait to see these on the roads!

From issue #232

UPS test drive of the Semi

A Tesla Semi is on your to visit potential customers and UPS is taking a look at the electric truck. They took a test drive and said it’s “one smooth ride”. UPS is one of Tesla Semi’ largest reservation holders with 125 electric trucks on order.

Read more: Electrek

From issue #23