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Walmart Writes Big Check to Tesla

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Sept. 29, 2020—Walmart Canada has placed an order for 130 Tesla Semis, one of the biggest orders to date for the truck.

Electrek reports that the $200,000 Founder Series truck consumes significantly less energy than others and can travel 500 miles on a single charge. With a $20,000 "base reservation," Walmart has already spent more than $2 million in deposits for the trucks. The price tag that will climb to $20 million once the more than 100 electric trucks are in its possession. 

The only figure left to be revealed is how quickly Tesla can manufacture the vehicles for the retailer. 

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