Anheuser-Busch orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks

DETROIT – Your drink could shortly be delivered in a Tesla.

Brewer Anheuser-Busch (BUD), that owns Budweiser and other brands, has placed an sequence for 40 all-electric Tesla Semis.

Anheuser-Busch says it’s one of a largest orders Tesla (TSLA) has perceived for a truck, though Tesla isn’t confirming.

Tesla unveiled a Semi final month, with CEO Elon Musk observant a car can transport 500 miles on an electric assign even with an 80,000-pound load. Production will start in 2019. Customers can put down a $5,000 deposition to haven one.

The truck will have Tesla’s Autopilot system, that can say a set speed and delayed down automatically in traffic. It also has a complement that automatically keeps a car in a lane. Tesla says semis also will be means to transport in a convoy, autonomously following any other.

Anheuser-Busch says a Tesla Semis would be partial of a 750-truck U.S. swift that transports products from breweries to wholesalers. The trucks will assistance a Belgium-based association accommodate a idea of shortening tellurian CO emissions by 30 percent in 2025.

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