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20 Nov 2018

Tesla reopens door to Daimler with vow to inquire on electric van


Tesla CEO Elon Musk has floated the idea of working with Daimler on electric work vans after being guilt-tripped on Twitter for using fuel-burning vehicles to service its cars, report Gabrielle Coppola and Christoph Rauwald for Bloomberg. In response to a follower who wrote to him that Tesla needed an electric service vehicle rather than vans in use now that “burn fuel like crazy,” Musk vowed to inquire with Daimler AG about working together on an electric Sprinter van.

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