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Ruan the latest fleet to put money down on Tesla Semi

The Tesla Semi $150,000 base model will have a 300-mile range. The $180,000 model will have a 500-mile range.The Tesla Semi $150,000 base model will have a 300-mile range. The $180,000 model will have a 500-mile range.

Another large fleet has put its name on the list for an order of Tesla Semi electric trucks.

Ruan Transportation (No. 33 on the CCJ Top 250) announced this week it has reserved five of the trucks for testing and delivery in 2019.

Ruan is now part of a group of fleets that includes UPS, PepsiCo, Anheuser Busch, J.B. Hunt, Walmart and others that have reserved the all-electric rigs. Late last year, UPS placed an order for 125 Tesla Semis, while PepsiCo reserved 100 and Anheuser-Busch reserved 40.

Pricing for the Tesla Semi starts at $150,000 and ranges as high as $200,000.

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