Teslas Semi Truck Could Bring In $2 Billion In Revenues By 2025 – Forbes

Tesla Chairman and CEO Elon Musk unveils the new 'Semi' electric Truck to buyers and journalists on ... [+] November 16, 2017 in Hawthorne, California, near Los Angeles. (Photo credit VERONIQUE DUPONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Teslas (NASDAQ: TSLA) all-electric Semi truck, which was unveiled in 2017, could go into limited production as soon as the end of next year. The Semi, which is priced starting at $150k for the 300 mile model and $180k for the 500-mile model, will cater to the Class 8 segment of the trucking market. Class 8 trucks are Heavy trucks with a weight limit of over 33k pounds. While it remains unclear if the trucking industry will take to Teslas offering, considering the range flexibility and payload capacity of diesel trucks, Tesla does have an interesting value proposition, especially in terms of lower running costs. We estimate that the vehicle could bring in revenues of as much as $2 billion for Tesla by 2025. For perspective, the company is expected to post revenues of around $24 billion in 2019. Below, we provide an overview of the U.S. trucking market and size up the potential revenues of Teslas new offering.

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Overview Of The Class 8 Truck Market In The U.S.

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Energy costs for the Tesla Semi will be less than half that of Diesel trucks, although there are concerns about payload and range

Sizing Up The Revenue Potential of The Tesla Semi

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