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Tesla is about to open its 2 biggest Supercharger stations yet, 20 stalls each | Electrek

One of the biggest concerns for some Tesla Model 3 reservations holders, especially if they have been following the automaker for a while, is how Tesla will be able to scale its Supercharger network with the anticipated massive increase in the number of vehicles in its fleet over the next few years.

Some stations located on popular routes are already pretty busy and it’s not always rare t More

One of the biggest concerns for some Tesla Model 3 reservations holders, especially if they have been following the automaker for a while, is how Tesla will be able to scale its Supercharger network with the anticipated massive increase in the number of vehicles in its fleet over the next few years.

Some stations located on popular routes are already pretty busy and it’s not always rare t More

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Tesla Passes 200 Supercharger Sites, Only 60 Percent In U.S.

Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Tesla Motors’ steadily-growing network of Supercharger DC fast-charging stations for its electric cars recently hit a significant milestone.

The Silicon Valley carmaker recently announced that its 200th Supercharger site is now open, in Oxnard, California–about 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

The new stat More

Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Tesla Motors’ steadily-growing network of Supercharger DC fast-charging stations for its electric cars recently hit a significant milestone.

The Silicon Valley carmaker recently announced that its 200th Supercharger site is now open, in Oxnard, California–about 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

The new stat More

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Tesla gets OK to build charging stations at two Turnpike rest areas

An agreement that would allow Tesla Motors to build four electric charging stations at two New Jersey Turnpike service areas was approved Tuesday.

Turnpike Authority commissioners gave the go-ahead to the installations in the Molly Pitcher and Joyce Kilmer service areas in Middlesex County. They will not come at a cost to toll payers.

Thomas Feeney, spokesman for the Turnpike Authori More

An agreement that would allow Tesla Motors to build four electric charging stations at two New Jersey Turnpike service areas was approved Tuesday.

Turnpike Authority commissioners gave the go-ahead to the installations in the Molly Pitcher and Joyce Kilmer service areas in Middlesex County. They will not come at a cost to toll payers.

Thomas Feeney, spokesman for the Turnpike Authori More

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Not-quite-Super: Tesla has been quietly building another charging network

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All the attention is going to Tesla’s Supercharger network, with huge expansion plans in North-America, Europe, and Asia over the next few years (the map below shows plans for 2015). Ju More

Promo image Tesla Motors

All the attention is going to Tesla’s Supercharger network, with huge expansion plans in North-America, Europe, and Asia over the next few years (the map below shows plans for 2015). Ju More

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Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations

BEIJING (AP) — Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.

Plans call for China Unicom Ltd. to provide space for construction and basic services in 120 cities while Tesla, based in Palo Alto, California, operates the stations. The two co More

BEIJING (AP) — Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.

Plans call for China Unicom Ltd. to provide space for construction and basic services in 120 cities while Tesla, based in Palo Alto, California, operates the stations. The two co More

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Tesla Building Supercharger Station at US Interstate 80

This undated image shows Tesla Motors charging stations neat Truckee, Calif. Tesla Motors is building a supercharger station in the Sierra north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of their electric cars can recharge along U.S. Interstate 80 be More

This undated image shows Tesla Motors charging stations neat Truckee, Calif. Tesla Motors is building a supercharger station in the Sierra north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of their electric cars can recharge along U.S. Interstate 80 be More

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Big Strategy Decisions Ahead for Electric Cars

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND — August 21, 2014: Those making or intending to make electric cars or their components have big strategy decisions ahead. These decisions must be made in the context of all car-like vehicles, whether homologated as cars or as something else. As the new IDTechEx report, “Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars 2014-2024: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts” IDTechEx report points ou More

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND — August 21, 2014: Those making or intending to make electric cars or their components have big strategy decisions ahead. These decisions must be made in the context of all car-like vehicles, whether homologated as cars or as something else. As the new IDTechEx report, “Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars 2014-2024: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts” IDTechEx report points ou More

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Europe: There’s No Stopping Tesla Motors, Inc.’s Supercharger Network Now

While political entities and manufacturers debate about a common and compatible charging platform, electric-car maker Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA ) is continuing to expand its charging network, already known for being the world’s largest fast-charging network and the fastest growing. From North America to Asia, Tesla is expanding one country at a time. The latest country to see meaningful el More

While political entities and manufacturers debate about a common and compatible charging platform, electric-car maker Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA ) is continuing to expand its charging network, already known for being the world’s largest fast-charging network and the fastest growing. From North America to Asia, Tesla is expanding one country at a time. The latest country to see meaningful el More

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Chinese biz bloke builds his OWN 3,500-mile Tesla charger network

Homegrown stations in 16 cities from Beijing to Guangzhou open for all

Disappointed at the lack of charging stations for his Tesla S electric car in his home province, a Guangdong-based businessman has responded in typically Chinese fashion: he built his own. And not just one, either.

According to English-language news site Caixin Online, 44-year-old Zong Yi used his own money to buy More

Homegrown stations in 16 cities from Beijing to Guangzhou open for all

Disappointed at the lack of charging stations for his Tesla S electric car in his home province, a Guangdong-based businessman has responded in typically Chinese fashion: he built his own. And not just one, either.

According to English-language news site Caixin Online, 44-year-old Zong Yi used his own money to buy More

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E-Car Owner Builds Recharging Network from North China to South


Businessman Zong Yi had a Tesla Model S but the country didn’t have enough charging facilities to suit him. Undeterred, he set them up along a 5,700 kilometer route from Beijing to Guangzhou

(Beijing) – Disappointed by a lack of recharging facilities for electri More


Businessman Zong Yi had a Tesla Model S but the country didn’t have enough charging facilities to suit him. Undeterred, he set them up along a 5,700 kilometer route from Beijing to Guangzhou

(Beijing) – Disappointed by a lack of recharging facilities for electri More

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How Fast Does A Tesla Supercharger Charge an Electric Tesla Model S? This Fast

When the Mitsubishi i-Miev launched in select markets back in 2009, it introduced most of us to DC CHAdeMO quick charging for the first time. Capable of refilling a Mitsubishi i-Miev or Nissan LEAF’s battery pack from empty to 80 per cent full in around 30 minutes — and 100 per cent in about 45 minutes — 50 kilowatt CHAdeMO quick charging was the favoured rapid charging standard in the elec More

When the Mitsubishi i-Miev launched in select markets back in 2009, it introduced most of us to DC CHAdeMO quick charging for the first time. Capable of refilling a Mitsubishi i-Miev or Nissan LEAF’s battery pack from empty to 80 per cent full in around 30 minutes — and 100 per cent in about 45 minutes — 50 kilowatt CHAdeMO quick charging was the favoured rapid charging standard in the elec More

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Tesla, Black & Veatch build world’s largest network of EV charging stations – Kansas City Business Journal

Overland Park engineering giant Black & Veatch is working with head-turning electrical vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. to build the largest, contiguous electric vehicle charging system in the world.

For the past year, Black & Veatch worked with the Palo Alto, Calif., electric car company (Nasdaq: TSLA) to design and build a proprietary network of “supercharger” More

Overland Park engineering giant Black & Veatch is working with head-turning electrical vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. to build the largest, contiguous electric vehicle charging system in the world.

For the past year, Black & Veatch worked with the Palo Alto, Calif., electric car company (Nasdaq: TSLA) to design and build a proprietary network of “supercharger” More

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Tesla Targets Pan-Europe Charging Network for Model S

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) plans to expand its network of fast-charging stations to enable owners of the Model S sedan to drive across Europe by the end of this year.

The electric-car maker opened three stations today along German highways to facilitate travel to Switzerland and Austria from Europe’s biggest economy, the Palo Alto, California-based company said in a statement. Tesla, which More

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) plans to expand its network of fast-charging stations to enable owners of the Model S sedan to drive across Europe by the end of this year.

The electric-car maker opened three stations today along German highways to facilitate travel to Switzerland and Austria from Europe’s biggest economy, the Palo Alto, California-based company said in a statement. Tesla, which More

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Tesla charges out of the gate in Beijing CBD

Charging facilities built by US electric car producer Tesla Motors Inc in Shanghai. The company will cooperate with China Yintai Holdings Ltd to build the first Tesla charging facility in downtown Beijing. [Photo / China Daily]

US electric car produce More

Charging facilities built by US electric car producer Tesla Motors Inc in Shanghai. The company will cooperate with China Yintai Holdings Ltd to build the first Tesla charging facility in downtown Beijing. [Photo / China Daily]

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ROAD TRIPS MADE EASY Charge in minutes, for free

Tesla Superchargers allow Model S owners to travel for free between cities along well-traveled highways in North America, Europe and Asia. Superchargers provide half a charge in as little as 20 minutes and are strategically place More

Tesla Superchargers allow Model S owners to travel for free between cities along well-traveled highways in North America, Europe and Asia. Superchargers provide half a charge in as little as 20 minutes and are strategically place More

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Tesla’s first supercharger station in Beijing now operational

Despite early stumbling blocks for its launch in China, Tesla is on the rebound as it rolls out solar-powered supercharger stations across the country, including one in Beijing and two in Shangh More

Despite early stumbling blocks for its launch in China, Tesla is on the rebound as it rolls out solar-powered supercharger stations across the country, including one in Beijing and two in Shangh More

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Europe: Super motorways to have charging stations for electric cars to encourage more people to switch to battery-powered vehicles

Elon Musk, owner of electric car-maker Tesla, building charging stations
Plans to cover M25, and parts of M20, M4, M1 and M6 by end of year
Network to stretch to stretch across Europe, from Norway to Spain

By Tom Kelly

Published: 19:01 EST, 18 May 2014 | Updated: 09:15 EST, 19 May 2014

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Elon Musk, owner of electric car-maker Tesla, building charging stations
Plans to cover M25, and parts of M20, M4, M1 and M6 by end of year
Network to stretch to stretch across Europe, from Norway to Spain

By Tom Kelly

Published: 19:01 EST, 18 May 2014 | Updated: 09:15 EST, 19 May 2014

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Life With Tesla Model S: New Northeastern Superchargers Now Live

As the owner of a Tesla Model S in New York’s Hudson Valley, I’ve long lamented the puzzling dearth of Superchargers in the Northeastern U.S.

But in the last few weeks, the official opening of two of Tesla’s superfast (120-kilowatt) free DC charging stations in New Jersey and upstate New York–both ideally sited–have left me no choice but to declare that the Gre More

As the owner of a Tesla Model S in New York’s Hudson Valley, I’ve long lamented the puzzling dearth of Superchargers in the Northeastern U.S.

But in the last few weeks, the official opening of two of Tesla’s superfast (120-kilowatt) free DC charging stations in New Jersey and upstate New York–both ideally sited–have left me no choice but to declare that the Gre More

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Our 100th Supercharger Is Now Open

There are now 86 Supercharger stations in North America, 14 in Europe, and two in China. Number 100 is another milestone in the rapid expansion of Tesla’s Supercharger network, making it possible for Model S owners to drive long-distance, for free, for life.

At a Sup More

There are now 86 Supercharger stations in North America, 14 in Europe, and two in China. Number 100 is another milestone in the rapid expansion of Tesla’s Supercharger network, making it possible for Model S owners to drive long-distance, for free, for life.

At a Sup More

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Tesla Motors closes in on promise of free electricity nationwide

Range anxiety for Tesla Model S owners was recently alleviated further as the California automaker’s 100th Supercharger station was opened in New Jersey.

The Supercharger stations, which are unique to Tesla and can charge the Model S sedan wi More

Range anxiety for Tesla Model S owners was recently alleviated further as the California automaker’s 100th Supercharger station was opened in New Jersey.

The Supercharger stations, which are unique to Tesla and can charge the Model S sedan wi More

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Tesla Chooses Hanergy Solar’s Thin-film Products for its Supercharging System

BEIJING, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — At the recent delivery ceremony of Tesla’s first batch of Chinese orders in Beijing, two PV charging systems caught the eyes of the guests. The system was requested by Tesla Motors, and designed and manufactured by Hanergy Solar Group. Hanergy thin-film flexible PV system was Tesla’s first choice for the first PV Supercharger station in Chi More

BEIJING, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — At the recent delivery ceremony of Tesla’s first batch of Chinese orders in Beijing, two PV charging systems caught the eyes of the guests. The system was requested by Tesla Motors, and designed and manufactured by Hanergy Solar Group. Hanergy thin-film flexible PV system was Tesla’s first choice for the first PV Supercharger station in Chi More

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Tesla Will Build Cars And Charging Stations

Tesla has done a surprisingly good job of stealing sales from its high-end German competition in the U.S. Now the upstart company aims to do the same in China, the world’s largest automotive market, with both cars and charging stations.

As Tesla delivered its first Model S sedans to eight customers in Beijing this week, CEO Elon Musk announced that the company plans to start local man More

Tesla has done a surprisingly good job of stealing sales from its high-end German competition in the U.S. Now the upstart company aims to do the same in China, the world’s largest automotive market, with both cars and charging stations.

As Tesla delivered its first Model S sedans to eight customers in Beijing this week, CEO Elon Musk announced that the company plans to start local man More

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Tesla, Sinopec may build charging stations in China

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Tesla Motor Inc.’s TSLA +0.11% Chief Executive Elon Musk is reportedly visiting China this month for talks with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. — better known as Sinopec HK:0386 -0.83% SNP -0.78% — one of China’s largest refiners, to build charging units in Sinopec’s nationwide service-station network, according to a Chinese medi More

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Tesla Motor Inc.’s TSLA +0.11% Chief Executive Elon Musk is reportedly visiting China this month for talks with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. — better known as Sinopec HK:0386 -0.83% SNP -0.78% — one of China’s largest refiners, to build charging units in Sinopec’s nationwide service-station network, according to a Chinese medi More

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Daimler, Bosch question Tesla’s go-it-alone plan for German EV charging network

Daimler has joined German supplier Robert Bosch in questioning Tesla’s decision to build a network of so-called “supercharger” stations in Germany that only cater to the U.S. electric carmaker’s vehicles.

“The future [of an electric charging infrastructure] lies in standardization. As with gas stations, we need a charging system for all manufacturers, not least More

Daimler has joined German supplier Robert Bosch in questioning Tesla’s decision to build a network of so-called “supercharger” stations in Germany that only cater to the U.S. electric carmaker’s vehicles.

“The future [of an electric charging infrastructure] lies in standardization. As with gas stations, we need a charging system for all manufacturers, not least More

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Tesla to expand Supercharger network across Europe by end 2014

Electric car manufacturer Tesla said it will expand its Supercharger network across the whole Europe by the end of 2014, allowing Tesla car drivers to travel long distances across the continent and recharge their vehicles for free within 30 minutes. The company will also introduce a right hand drive vehicle for UK market in the coming months.

The company has spoken about its commitment to More

Electric car manufacturer Tesla said it will expand its Supercharger network across the whole Europe by the end of 2014, allowing Tesla car drivers to travel long distances across the continent and recharge their vehicles for free within 30 minutes. The company will also introduce a right hand drive vehicle for UK market in the coming months.

The company has spoken about its commitment to More

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Sequential Superchargers: Tesla files patent to juggle hoards of electric cars charging up

Thanks to Tesla Motors’ ever-expanding network for Supercharger fast-charging stations, a father-daughter team recently traveled cross-country in a Model S electric car.

The unprecedented trip was a shot over the bow for electr More

Thanks to Tesla Motors’ ever-expanding network for Supercharger fast-charging stations, a father-daughter team recently traveled cross-country in a Model S electric car.

The unprecedented trip was a shot over the bow for electr More

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Letter from America (Part 2): Tesla Superchargers, and the growing Plug-in Culture

Earlier this week, I told you about my trip to Washington D.C., where I was the guest of the US Department of Energy and US Department of Transport’s joint workshop on achieving a 100 per cent zero emissions transportation plan for the end of the century. It was jolly good fun and if you missed that post, I suggest you go back and read it here.

Today, I’m going to tell you about what I More

Earlier this week, I told you about my trip to Washington D.C., where I was the guest of the US Department of Energy and US Department of Transport’s joint workshop on achieving a 100 per cent zero emissions transportation plan for the end of the century. It was jolly good fun and if you missed that post, I suggest you go back and read it here.

Today, I’m going to tell you about what I More

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Tesla Patents Multi-Charging Supercharger Station

tesla-supercharger-patentElon Musk is nothing if not ambitious, and a patent for a multi-charging Tesla Supercharger station is another example of his confidence in electric cars. If implemented, this patent would allow Supercharger stations to More

tesla-supercharger-patentElon Musk is nothing if not ambitious, and a patent for a multi-charging Tesla Supercharger station is another example of his confidence in electric cars. If implemented, this patent would allow Supercharger stations to More

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USA: Tesla Relieves Model S Drivers of Road Trip Anxiety with Coast to Coast Superchargers

There are 70 Superchargers total in the U.S. now

Range anxiety has been an issue plaguing the electric vehicle (EV) industry since its birth, as drivers fear getting stranded between charges. But Tesla Motors is hoping its Model S EV will eliminate such fears as the automaker plants charging stations coast to coast.

Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted that owners of the Mode More

There are 70 Superchargers total in the U.S. now

Range anxiety has been an issue plaguing the electric vehicle (EV) industry since its birth, as drivers fear getting stranded between charges. But Tesla Motors is hoping its Model S EV will eliminate such fears as the automaker plants charging stations coast to coast.

Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted that owners of the Mode More

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Supercharger station for electric vehicles has opened at Premium Outlets

A new fast-charge station that can charge an electric vehicle for free has opened at Premium Outlets at Hagerstown.

Tesla Motors opened a Supercharger station at the outlet mall this week for drivers of Tesla Model S cars and other compatible vehicles.

The Supercharger, one of many throughout the country, is the first in the state of Maryland, Alexis Georgeson of Tesla Motors Communi More

A new fast-charge station that can charge an electric vehicle for free has opened at Premium Outlets at Hagerstown.

Tesla Motors opened a Supercharger station at the outlet mall this week for drivers of Tesla Model S cars and other compatible vehicles.

The Supercharger, one of many throughout the country, is the first in the state of Maryland, Alexis Georgeson of Tesla Motors Communi More

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