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Tesla to add electric-car charging for coast-to-coast travel (DelawareOnline)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Elon Musk is expanding a network of fast-charging stations, letting owners of his luxury electric cars drive coast-to-coast this year. The carmaker, which has tripled in market value this year, is also tripling the number of solar-powered supercharger stations so that owners of the Model S sedan can drive to New York from Los Angeles, said Musk, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s chief executive officer and biggest investor. The company is providing more details of the charging-network expansion later today in a conference call. Tesla needs a broader network of charging stations to appeal to customers beyond California and the northeastern U.S., where it now has fueling spots. Without such stations, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) drivers are limited by the estimated 265-mile (426-kilometer) range of a battery charge.
Tesla charger network boosts range (TheProvince)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Elon Musk is expanding a network of fast-charging stations, letting owners of his luxury electric cars drive coast-to-coast this year with devices able to re-power them in 20 to 30 minutes. The carmaker, which has tripled in market value this year, is also tripling the number of solar-powered supercharger stations by the end of next month so that Model S sedan owners can drive cross-country, the company said in a statement Thursday. “We’re not just adding geography, we’re adding density on well-travelled routes,” Musk said. “You’ll be able to drive all the way from Los Angeles to New York just using the supercharger network.”
Tesla gathers pace as it plans new charging stations (IndustryLeadersMagazine)
Not unexpectedly, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is gathering pace as it has just announced that it will expand its charging stations. The advancement is aimed at giving the owners of electric cars the possibility of having a coast-to-coast ride. But the electric car producer had also a small surprise for its fans. The automaker has also informed that it is developing a new, small crossover car which will be released around 2017. Out of the blue, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has announced that its has ambitious expansion plans of tripling the current number of its charging facilities by the end of June. As of yet, it has 8 charging facilities. But the expansion plans for its charging stations might really take the biscuit as the electric car producer is to lift up the number to outstanding 100 in the coming year so that its charging facilities will be simply available for many Canadians and Americans. The planned network of the charging stations is designed to allow the owners of electric cars to enjoy a long ride without thinking about the possibility of not being able to charge the beloved vehicle.
Tesla Planning Cross-Country Supercharger Expansion (Inquisitr)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is planning a cross-country supercharger expansion that would allow US motorists to use their electric cars from New York to California. The expansion, which will likely take a few years to complete, could eliminate the “range anxiety” electric car users feel when they leave home. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the roll-out of the supercharger network will happen twice as fast as originally planned. Twice as many of the units will also be place than originally planned. …“It does mean quite a lot to mainstream customers, being able to drive your [battery] car wherever you want to go … at a moment’s notice. So [this is] very important to accessing a broader audience.”