New Scientist interviewed its designer, Francis Bartley, who says that such a truck costs US$3 million and that the worldwide market for these trucks doesn't exceed 75 units per year. He adds that this is an unconventional truck. It has a 2723-kilowatt diesel engine which powers two electric motors, making the T 282 B the biggest AC drive truck.
If you like big toys, you'll enjoy this interview. More details are available in this overview, which includes a stunning photograph of a man standing next to a T 282 B mining truck.
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