Tesla Expanding Supercharger Network Through Europe

tesla-supercharger-stopTesla is moving into Europe in a big way, with hopes to have its Supercharger network covering most of the European continent by the end of the year.

According to Autoblog Green, so far Tesla has a total of 23 Superchargers stations already up and running in Europe, while the U.S. is home to approximately 100 stations while Asia has just three. Germany has the most stations with nine if you include the three most recent installations, while Norway has the second-most Superchargers with six. Speaking of Norway, the Tesla Model S the best-selling car in the small Scandinavian nation.

The Superchargers operate at 120 kW and can provide half a battery charge to the EV in about 20 minutes, and a full charge in less than an hour. Tesla claims that their Supercharger is 33% faster than other public chargers and as far as cost to charge – well it’s all free of charge. Get it?

In a sign of EV solidarity and to push the EV movement even further and faster, Tesla has also announced plans share their  Supercharger network technology with other automakers. With the Supercharger network

 

 

 

 

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