Food Service Giant Sysco Orders 50 Tesla Semis

Sysco is the largest buyer of the Tesla Semi yet; the second largest buyer is brewer Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: BUD), which has pledged to buy 40 semis. Walmart (NYSE: WMT) has plans to buy 15, the J.B. Hunt trucking company will buy several, and Canadian grocer Loblaw’s has placed an order for 25.

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Charging the Tesla Semi could Blackout an Entire Town

If Fedderson’s claims are true recharging just one Tesla Semi would require more electricity than a town the size of Leadville, Colorado. Leadville had an estimated population of 2,693 people in 2016.

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How is Musk Paying for the Tesla Semi?

Another good question to ask is does Tesla have the money to build the electric semi? The financial report’s answer is no, no, and no.

Tesla is burning cash like crazy and there seems to be no end in sight. The financial numbers also tell us where Musk got the money to finance the semi project from, he borrowed it.

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