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According to Jim Monkmeyer, president of transportation at DHL, the cost-saving benefit would be down to lower maintenance costs as well as fuel savings. Speaking to Reuters, Monkmeyer explained that “the maintenance savings can be enormous as well. Just because the engines are much simpler in terms of the number of parts and the complexities of the parts.” DHL was one of the first companies to place an order of Semi trucks, with the courier company purchasing an initial test run of 10 vehicles, although that was eclipsed when Pepsi ordered 100.
Recently, Tesla has been accused of illegally reselling damaged cars.