More Tesla Semis Ready to Deliver After Final Inspections


More newly completed Tesla Semis were seen at the automaker's Nevada facility, reportedly being readied for delivery. 

Tesla still owes PepsiCo many more electric Semis, and while a great deal was learned at the recent electric semi-truck delivery event, there are still many unanswered questions.

Tesla is typically pretty quiet about the goings-on at the company. From time to time, it releases major announcements, especially if it's good news, but that's not the case on the daily. Instead, more news comes from hardcore Tesla followers and drone photographers. For these reasons, it's not known for sure how many or how quickly Tesla is producing the Semis, and exactly when and where they're headed.

According to a tweet by Zanegler (@HinrichsZane), shared by Teslarati, several finished Tesla Semis are waiting at the secret Nevada site near Tesla's original battery Gigafactory in Nevada. They reportedly need final inspections before they head out for delivery. While they're not yet wrapped with a logo, it's assumed they'll be on the way to PepsiCo in Modesto, CA.

Zanegler just saw the Semis on Jan. 10. He said there were a total of eight new electric semi-trucks ready at the factory. Only a few of the Semis can be seen in the video, but it appears there are many trailers ready for the others. Zanegler said just a few minutes before he shot the video, he saw two more new Tesla Semis on the nearby freeway doing test runs.

PepsiCo and Frito-Lay together were among the first companies to order the Semi from Tesla in 2021. PepsiCo aims to have 100 of the fully electric haulers in service sometime this year, and some of its current Semis have already been seen out on the road.

Teslarati reached out to PepsiCo to try to learn more, though the company didn't respond to the request for comment.

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