Source: Automotive News
quote: "I have this idea for a really advanced electric truck that has the performance of a sports car but actually more towing power and more carrying capacity than a gasoline or diesel truck of comparable size," said Musk.
quote: Toyota Hilux (one of the most popular "trucks" on the planet)
quote: I doubt if Tesla will be going for the ruffty-tuffty market. More likely the "Dude" market.
quote: A 4,500kg (10,000 lbs) vehicle, just to carry 750kg? Surely there are one or two design optimisations to be made.
quote: New motors with ~2000 lbft torque in each rear wheel:
quote: The proposed bill is House Bill 3351, which would allow distributors and manufacturers of electric vehicles (EVs) only to sell directly to customers without the use of dealerships. The bill was filed by Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin).