Tesla Semi Truck Pre-orders to date

Tesla Semi Truck Reservations Tracker

Apr 01, 2018 | by Iqtidar Ali

All-electric Tesla Semi Truck is viewed by many as the next disruptive force in the trucking industry. Several big companies like PepsiCo, UPS, FedEx, Budweiser and DHL have reserved or pre-ordered the environmentally friendly Semi.

As per Tesla specs the truck can go from 0-60 mph in just 20 seconds while pulling a 80,000 lbs load — that’s quick and we have seen the prototype trucks pulling containers full of battery packs easily even on-ramp performance in spy videos seems to justify Tesla’s claim.

Tesla is offering 300 mile and 500 mile range variants at the moment — available via online reservation.

Tracking the number of pre-orders / reservations does give us an idea of how the freight industry is moving towards sustainability. So we thought it would be great to gather them on one page with the help of fellow EV community.

Browse the table below presenting Tesla Semi reservation data that includes date of reservation, company name, number of trucks ordered and link to source of information.

Summary

Expected base price (300 mile range) : $150,000
Expected base price (500 mile range) : $180,000
Cost of reservation: $20,000

Total number of trucks reserved to date: 638
Total number of Orders: 40

Expected Founder’s Series Price: $200,000
Cost of reservation for Founders’s Series: $200,000

* Mobile phone users might want to drag the table left and right to view hidden columns — rotating device to horizontal would also enhance the view of data.

Date No. Of Reservations Company Country Source

40 J.B. Hunt Transport Services USA PDF/Press Release
11/17/2017 10 (corrected) Walmart USA CNBC
11/17/2017 25 Loblaw Canada Toronto Star
11/17/2017 4 Meijer Inc. USA Bloomberg
11/17/2017 1 Rosy Orange LLC USA Official Facebook Page
11/17/2017 1 (est.) Girteka Logistics Lithuania Official Website
11/17/2017 5 Ryder Systems USA InsideEVs
11/17/2017 2 Bison Transport Canada Truck News
11/17/2017 1 SEILogistics (Chace Barber) Canada TechCast Daily
11/18/2017 1 Flexport (Ryan Petersen‏) USA Tweet
11/19/2017 1 InOrbis Canada Tweet
11/20/2017 10 (est.) NFI Industries USA Press Release
11/21/2017 1 Fercam Italy Transport Europa News
11/21/2017 4 JK Moving USA Biz Journals
11/25/2017 1 Breytner Transport Netherlands Tweet
11/29/2017 10 DHL Supply Chain USA DHL Press Release
11/29/2017 1 Fortigo Freight Services Canada Clean Technica
11/29/2017 1 Continental Express Inc. USA Official News
11/29/2017 5 Speedy Transport Canada Truck News
11/29/2017 4 Fuel Transport Canada Truck News
11/29/2017 1 Best Transportation USA LinkedIn
11/30/2017 3 Elemental Landscapes Ltd USA Instagram Official
11/30/2017 5 Titanium Transportation Group Canada Nasdaq Globe Newswire
12/07/2017 40 Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser) USA The Verge
12/08/2017 50 Sysco USA Clean Technica
12/08/2017 1 Mecca & Son Trucking USA Business Insider
12/12/2017 100 PepsiCo USA Motor Trend
12/12/2017 1 Schneider Inc. USA DC Velocity
12/19/2017 125 UPS USA Teslarati
12/22/2017 10 ASKO Norway Norway e24.no
01/07/2018 1 Bring / "Posten" Norway Norway e24.no
01/12/2018 1 Sitra Belgium TransportMedia.be
01/14/2018 50 Bee’ah UAE Press Release
01/22/2018 5 Ruan Transportation Management Systems USA Press Release
01/31/2018 2 Mobile TV Group USA Sports Video
03/26/2018 20 FedEx USA FedEx News
04/06/2018 50 TCI Transportation CA, USA X Auto
04/22/2018 05 City Furniture FL, USA X Auto
09/06/2018 30 Walmart Canada X Auto
11/19/2018 10 Albertsons Companies USA InsideEVs

Many thanks to Seph Soliman for compiling the data in his spreadsheet here (Thanks to his friends too for helping with data).

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Iqtidar Ali
xautoworld@gmail.com

Iqtidar Ali is a long time web developer and now writing for his childhood passion 'cars' further boosted by the advent of electric vehicles especially Tesla.

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