Vary Nervousness was once a respectable concern amongst potential Tesla consumers. And with good cause, nobody desires to seek out themselves stranded in the course of nowhere with no cost left and never a charging station in sight. In an effort to handle this concern, Tesla a number of years in the past astutely started rolling out a community of Supercharger stations whereby Tesla homeowners might cost up their car in a comparatively quick period of time.
In recent times, Tesla’s Supercharger community has expanded significantly all throughout the globe. As some extent of reference, Tesla in 2014 had put up a complete 221 Supercharger stations. By 2018, the variety of Supercharger stations jumped to 1,375. Nonetheless, Tesla has no intention of scaling again its rollout of Supercharger stations, particularly in gentle of what number of extra Tesla autos are on the highway lately due to the recognition of the Mannequin 3.
In gentle of that, Tesla CEO Elon Musk just lately stated that the electrical automaker has plans to considerably broaden its Supercharger community. Taking to Twitter, Musk particularly famous that Tesla’s Supercharger community will double by the top of 2019. What’s extra, Musk stated that 95% to 100% of individuals in “lively markets” might be “inside vary” of a charging station subsequent 12 months. Per Tesla’s web site, the corporate now has 1,375 Supercharger stations throughout the globe with 11,414 particular person Superchargers.
It’s additionally price nothing that Tesla subsequent 12 months has plans to roll out a next-gen model of its Supercharger community that can be capable to cost autos at a a lot quicker clip.
By the way, with the variety of Teslas on the highway exploding, Tesla this 12 months ended free charging for brand spanking new Mannequin S and Mannequin X consumers.