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Tesla to accelerate production of Semi trucks: memo

June 10, 2020

Via: Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk has told his staff it was time to bring the Tesla Semi commercial truck to “volume production,” a message that coincides with a surge in the share price of rival clean truck maker Nikola Corp.

Musk, in an email seen by Reuters on Wednesday, did not specify a timeframe for ramping up production of the Semi.

“Production of the battery and powertrain will take place at Giga Nevada,” Musk wrote. Most of the other work will probably take place in other states, he wrote, without stating where.

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