Tesla Semi New Opponent: Thor Trucks ET-One!
The company, Thor Trucks, aims to partner to sector with the new electric truck.
Semi, one of the latest inspectors of Elon Musk and introduced in the last few months, promised a very high profit for transportation and sold about 500 thousand units since its pre-order. For Semi, which is expected to be on the road in 2019, giant companies are still showing a lot of interest. However, many entrepreneurs and companies do not want to leave the entire market to Elon Musk. Finally, a new Los Angeles-based venture, Thor Trucks, seems to have thrown a glimpse into the market. The company plans to be on the road for two years.
In 2019, the company will demonstrate the prototype of the ET-One. In front of the truck, there is a logo resembling the mark of the Decepticon in the Transformers universe. One of the most important elements for electric vehicles, which explains the range, the company says that the vehicle can go up to 500 miles of 40 tons.
Thor has announced that the ET-One will have a power transmission ranging from 300 to 700 horsepower with full torque, but this design wonder explains that the price of the truck will be $ 150,000. Thor promises a lower operating cost than traditional diesel powered trucks. The company says the ET-One will go at a cost of about 60 percent less per kilometer as maintenance costs and about 70 percent less per fuel.
The competition between electric vehicles is increasing day by day. Tesla, one of the biggest and most innovative of the market, continues to influence many enterprises and companies. What do you think Thor could be competitor to Tesla with these designs and features in this market?