Timeline: A look at when electric truck makers say their trucks will be deployed

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Updated Apr 9, 2018

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Here’s a look at the timeline that electric truck makers predict their rigs will hit the highways:


The Nikola OneThe Nikola One
  • November: Nikola unveils One tractor


The Tesla SemiThe Tesla Semi
  • November: Tesla releases Semi, begins taking orders
  • December: Thor reveals ET-One tractor


Thor’s ET-OneThor’s ET-One
  • Nikola to deploy first test units with partner fleets
  • Nikola to complete two hydrogen fueling stations
  • Thor conducting testing with short-haul fleets


  • Nikola to complete 14 more fueling stations, expects 100 trucks in use
  • Tesla expects to deploy first Semis
  • Thor to enter full production and deployment


  • Nikola plans 50 more hydrogen stations


  • Nikola to produce 500 trucks, expand fueling network


  • Nikola expects production of 1,500 trucks
  • Tesla predicts annual orders of 100,000 orders

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