The Tesla Truck is aimed squarely at one of the biggest unaddressed segments of Musk’s self-declared mission “to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” Here’s a look at what it would take in terms of cost and performance to shift freight from diesel to electric and shake up the world of trucks.
As the Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama cycle started: America, lead by the United States, had to regress towards the mean (the average). To accomplish that, the manufacturing base of the Northeast, Midwest, and the south had to be broken. But the question is: How do you get everyone behind reducing our wealth out of our own volition? The pied piper was required, and lower cost manufacturing became the tool, and the lower cost of goods sold the way to sell it.