Jay Leno  Calls Tesla Semi the Biggest Revolution Since Trucks Displaced Trains for Cargo

Jay Leno Calls Tesla Semi the Biggest Revolution Since Trucks Displaced Trains for Cargo

Jay Leno drove the Tesla Semi and called it the biggest revolution since trucks displaced rail for most cargo.

Heavy trucks are 1% of the vehicles on the road but consume 18% of the fuel.

The Semi batteries are operating at 800-1000 volts.

It has a low-voltage 12 volt system but they are looking at switching to 48 volts.

Jay drove the Tesla Semi and found it to be very comfortable with great braking. The Tesla Semi can have minimal need for braking because of the regenerative braking.

Jay had his Semi tow a new low roof Tesla Semi. They had a gross vehicle weight of 60,000 to 70,000 lbs.

The Tesla Semi has about same turning radius as a Model S or Model Y.

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