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Elon Musk says Tesla semi truck to debut in September, kicking clean-truck race into high gear

Elon Musk says Tesla semi truck to debut in September, kicking clean-truck race into high gear

Tesla Inc. plans to unveil an electric cargo truck in September, Chief Executive Elon Musk said Thursday, heating up the race to get a zero-emissions semi truck on the road.

“Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September,” Musk said on Twitter. “Team has done an amazing job. Seriously next level.” He did not provide any details, including when the truck would be available for purchase.

The truck would add to the ambitious production schedule underway at Palo Alto, Calif.-based Tesla, which also is gearing up to build its widely...

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