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I know there have been numerous threads on here about this but I don't see anything recent, and looking at the map of current superchargers it doesn't look like they are going to reach their goal for the summer----unless there is a huge announcement in store for us over the next few weeks and they have been building them all in secret.....

Anyone have an update?

ian t.wa.us | August 18, 2013

No official updates. There's a station about to open in San Marcos Texas (ribbon cutting on Tuesday) and another in Woodburn Oregon. Both of which weren't on the summer map but the fall map. They most likely won't get them all open as quickly as they've forecast but they will get them open.

Cheers!

ian t.wa.us | August 18, 2013

Oh and there are locals scouting installs as they happen over on the teslamotorsclub.com regional forums. More so than here anyway. ;-)

Bubba2000 | August 19, 2013

Took my 85P on Its first highway trip 280 miles round trip on I-10 fro Lafayette, LA to New Orleans. I could have done the round trip on max charge, range mode at 55mph. However than got dangerous with trucks doing 70 mph on the slow lane. Had to increase speed to 65-70 mph. The bad part is that none of major hotels had chargers. Instead of hanging out at some parking lot for 3 hours charging at 30 Amps, I visited a friend and hooked to his washer 40A/240V for 2+hours.

Besides the SCs, Tesla needs to partner with some hi end hotel, restaurant, grocery chains with 100 A/240V HPWC for city use. Charge $10/ hour plus membership fee... $500/car. Even if just 10,000 sign-up in 2 Years that is $5,000,000. Good for 20,000 chargers at $2,500 per hook-up. Or 400 on the average per US state.