Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk delivered the company's first heavy-duty Semi

on Thursday to PepsiCo without offering updated forecasts for the truck's pricing

 production plans or how much cargo it could haul.

Musk, who appeared onstage at an event at Tesla's Nevada plant, said the battery-powered

long-haul truck would reduce highway emissions, outperform existing diesel models on power

safety and spin-off a fast-charging technology Tesla would use in its upcoming Cybertruck pickup.

"If you're a trucker and you want the most badass rig on the road, this is it," Musk said

noting that it was five years since Tesla had announced it was developing the all-electric truck

Still, industry experts remain skeptical that battery electric trucks can take the strain of hauling hefty loads for hundreds of miles economically.

At Musk's first Tesla reveal since taking over Twitter - an acquisition some investors worry has become a distraction

the company did not announce pricing for the Semi, provide details on variants of the truck it had initially projected

supply a forecast for deliveries to PepsiCo or other customers.

Tesla said it will begin using semi-trucks to ship parts to its Fremont, Calif., factory.

the 500-mile version would cost him $180,000, but Tesla's electric car prices have fallen since then. rising sharply.