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Musk on New Tesla Trucks: 'Better in Every Way'

CEO lauds electric big rigs unveiled Thursday

(Newser) - After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs—and, more recently, solar panels—Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, Calif. CEO Elon Musk said the semi is... More »

Cops: Fatal-Crash Trucker Was Watching Porn

Mom of 2 killed when rig plows into her car

(Newser) - A trucker has been arrested after police determined he was leering at porn on his lap top computer when he plowed into a disabled car on a New York freeway, killing the female driver. Thomas Wallace, 45, of Ohio has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 33-year-old... More »

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