Tesla owners are in for some good news. The company, after allowing the users to check empty stalls at supercharger stations’ availability in real time, has now decided to increase the number of Supercharger locations in North America by the end of 2017, the company said in an investor letter.
Tesla presently has 373 Supercharger stations in North the united states and began its expansion in January. The organisation has 805 Supercharger stations worldwide with a complete of 5,159 chargers, in keeping with the company’s website.
Tesla Supercharger Stations
Tesla’s Supercharging network permits owners of its model S and version X cars (as well as destiny model three proprietors) to unexpectedly charge their cars at the same time as on long street journeys, providing as much as one hundred seventy miles of variety after just 30 minutes of charging.
“We plan to boost up expansion of the Supercharger network this yr, beginning with doubling our number of North American Supercharger locations in 2017,” the organization said in its letter. Tesla stocks a map displaying contemporary Supercharger stations (left) and people anticipated to be constructed in 2017 (proper).
Tesla stated the move is part of its effort to rapidly expand its Supercharger network. The Supercharger is Tesla’s fast-charging station that was once unfastened for proprietors, however now charges a small rate for brand spanking new customers.
“Superchargers are connectors that basically charge your Tesla cars in few minutes as opposed to hours. Stations are strategically located to decrease stops throughout long distance travel and are effectively placed near eating places, shopping facilities, and WiFi hot spots. Each station consists of more than one Superchargers that will help you get returned on the street quick,” notes the company.
As reported, Tesla rolled out an update in mid-January for all Model S and Model X vehicle owners, which enabled them to see the availability at a supercharger station near them.