UPS commits to 125 Tesla Trucks

Parcel delivery giants place largest Tesla order yet

The orders keep coming in for the Tesla Truck and what’s remarkable is that they seem to be getting progressively larger.

The latest order for the electric truck comes from parcel delivery giants, UPS, and was confirmed by the Tesla founder on Twitter (as seen below).

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elon musk tweet truck UPSUPS has placed a deposit for 125 Tesla Trucks, jumping ahead of Pepsi’s commitment to 100 Tesla Trucks made earlier in December.

Before that, brewing giants Anheuser-Busch committed to 40 trucks from the EV brand.

Getting UPS interested in the electric truck probably wasn’t a difficult assignment for Musk and his team, the company has already pledged to slash its emissions by 12% by 2025.

“For more than a century, UPS has led the industry in testing and implementing new technologies for more efficient fleet operations,” said Juan Perez, chief information and engineering officer.

“We look forward to expanding further our commitment to fleet excellence with Tesla.

“These groundbreaking electric tractors are poised to usher in a new era in improved safety, reduced environmental impact, and reduced cost of ownership.”

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We will bring you further details on the new electric truck in our Tesla News section.

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