Norwegian Lumberjacks Used Tesla Model 3 Cars To Transport Trees
Norway is among the countries with the highest penetration rate of new electric vehicles in the world. Frankly, this country has always been very friendly to new electric cars. Among all European countries, it led the list in terms of the penetration rate (70%) in 2021. Recently, Norwegian lumberjacks began to express their desire for Tesla’s electric pickup Cybertruck on social platforms.
An Instagram user, Knut Skinnes, posted a video showing him and his colleagues transporting trees by three Tesla Model 3 cars. The video also has a caption that reads: “while we wait for the Cybertruck, we have to do our timber work with Model 3 in Norway! Please hurry up. Farmers are waiting across the country.”
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Norway is the seventh largest oil producer in the world and the largest oil producer in Western Europe. We mean, it is not short of oil. But the oil price in Norway is very high. So it’s not surprising that Norwegian loggers transport trees with Tesla Model 3.
At Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting, the Cyber Roundup, in August, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the Cybertruck electric pickup would have changes to its specifications and pricing. What’s more important, he said that the car ought to be available in 2023. However, this car should have been produced long ago, in 2021. But in August 2021, the company announced a delay to 2022.
Tesla Will Offer Three Variants Of Cybertruck
Tesla introduced the Cybertruck electric pickup in November 2019. At that time, we learned that the company would launch three versions, namely:
The single-motor rear-wheel drive version has a cruising range of 400 kilometers, a towing capability of 7,500 pounds (about 3,405 kilograms), and an acceleration time of nearly 6.5 seconds to 100 kilometers. The price is $39,900;
The dual-motor all-wheel drive version has a cruising range of 480 kilometers, a towing capability of 10,000 pounds (about 4,540 kilograms), a 100-kilometer acceleration time of nearly 4.5 seconds, and a price of $49,900;
The three-motor all-wheel drive version has a cruising range of 800 kilometers, a towing capability of 14,000 pounds (about 6,356 kilograms), and an acceleration of 100 kilometers in less than 2.9 seconds. The price is $69,900.
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