Tesla isn’t looking to slow down, highlighting its commitment to Europe while at the Geneva Motor Show this week.
The company announced huge plans to expand its Supercharger network across Europe, and that it will open more than 30 service centres and stores across the continent.
“By the end of this year, we expect you will be able to travel almost anywhere in Europe using only Superchargers,” Elon Musk, CEO and founder of Tesla, said. We assume he’s talking about Western Europe and not the whole continent – still, no small feat. Continue reading European cross-continent drive in Tesla Model S soon to be reality
It’s not as exciting as a new concept vehicle, but Tesla came to the Geneva Motor Show with its own bit of news: Europe will soon get more Superchargers, more Tesla stores and more service centers. More of the company’s fast-charging stations means it’ll be even easier for continental Model S drivers to get from the North Sea to the Mediterranean for free and without emissions.
Tesla said it expects sales in Europe and Asia to nearly double North American Model S sales by the end of 2014. Tesla is getting ready for those extra sales by opening more than 30 new service centers and stores there. The number of Superchargers in Europe will grow fast enough so that, “By the end of this year, we expect you will be able to travel almost anywhere in Europe using only Superchargers,” according to CEO Elon Musk. The company has talked about European expansion before, but there are only 14 Superchargers installed in Europe today. The company’s expansion map shows growth happening by next winter, but doesn’t give a predicted number of stations it will have in the ground by then.
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