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Tesla Submits Semi Truck Related Proposals To Canadian Gov't

Tesla Submits Semi Truck Related Proposals To Canadian Gov't

Tesla has submitted Semi truck related proposals to the Canadian governmet, as the electric vehicle maker lobbies Canadian government to foster positive Environment for adoption of electric trucks like Semi. Let's see with you what Tesla has done and what it wants to achieve. Basically, Tesla is asking the government to help to build charging infrastructure and provide grants to freight haulers to carry out electrical upgrades, which are necessary for the transition to electric heavy-duty trucks.

The proposals primarily focus on Canada's need to invest in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, with one section focusing on the electrification of Medium and Heavy Duty Zero Emission Vehicles (MHZEV). Tesla delivered the first Semi on December 1 and will continue to deliver them to customers in the US and Canada in 2023, which requires the infrastructure to be ready for this.

“Tesla applauds the launch of the federal government's iMHZEV Program as sales incentives should generate demand for MHDZEVs across the country. However, to sustainably support increased demand for electrified medium and heavy-duty transportation fleets, adequate charging infrastructure must be available to support short and long-haul transportation routes from coast to coast,” Tesla wrote in the letter.

I think this is a great move by Tesla to advance the adoption of Tesla Semi trucks in the United States and in Canada.

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