by Steve St. Angelo
Last month a new company announced that it would produce a vehicle that would totally revolutionize the U.S. transportation industry. It was Nikola Motors located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Not only does the company plan on producing the vehicle in large numbers, it has already pre-sold $2.3 billion of the units.
The sleek aerodynamic semi-tractor called the Nikola One, is a hybrid gas-electric truck that will get 2-3 times the MPG (miles per gallon) compared to a typical diesel engine semi which accounts for 95%+ of the U.S. trucking fleet.
Here are some comparisons between the Nikola One Electric semi-truck and its diesel engine counterpart: