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Where would you like to see Tesla set up Super Chargers?

Where would you like to see Tesla set up Super Chargers?

I have a couple long drives I undertake and came up with a list that would be convenient for me. Somehow I think Tesla will take a wider array of people into account :)

Here is where I would like to see them (for my personal convenience of course :) )
North Bay, ON
Barrie, ON
Stratford, ON
Niagara, Falls, ON
Erie, PA
Morgantown, WV
Beckley, WV
Charlotte or Statesville, NC

I actually anticipate Tesla will concentrate their super chargers in/near their hottest U.S. markets (at least initially), but I can dream about them being in more out of the way places.

Where would they suit you best?

2-Star | 5 februari 2014

New Jersey Turnpike
Garden State Parkway, NJ
I-287, Nyack, NY
I-684, Katonah, NY
I-84, Danbury, CT
I-84, Hartford, CT
I-90, Auburn, MA
I-90, Newton, MA
I-495, Amesbury, MA
I-95, Portsmouth, NH
I-95, Portland Intl Jetport, ME
I-295, Falmouth, ME
I-95, Gardiner, ME
I-95, Bangor, ME
I-95, Houlton, ME
CDA-2, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Baddeck, Nova Scotia

That would take care of all the East Coast Snowbirds returning north to Maine and Cape Breton for the summer!

tezzla.SoCal | 5 februari 2014

I think finishing the 70 route from Denver to St Louis should be a priority. It doesn't look like it would take too many SCs and it would save a lot of miles if going cross country.

Tylyoung | 5 februari 2014

Follow the link directly to TESLA from insideevs.com

jajabor | 5 februari 2014

On Highway 5... either at Patterson, Newman, or Los Banos.
If you are coming from LA and going to east bay you need another SC at either of these locations.

dlondon78 | 2 januari 2015

I'd like to be able to take a more direct route from Dayton, OH, to Richmond, VA. I think a station in Charleston, WV would get me there. There are none anywhere close and it has the advantage of being the intersection of Interstates 64, 77, and 79.

Deenobrown | 2 januari 2015

I travel from Youngstown, Ohio to NY City a lot. I know there are a couple of Superchargers planned for rt 80. I would love to see those soon. I would also think one in Youngstown would be great. There are a few major interstates that go right though Youngstown. Interstate 80, 76, and 680 to name a few. Youngstown is rt in the middle of Cleveland, Oh. And Pittsurgh, PA. It will be a great stop in the future for a trip on RT. 80 heading to NYC.

SamO | 29 november 2019

They finally put one 2 miles from my house and it is always full. :-(

Bighorn | 29 november 2019

Casper, WY. Still have a big dog leg to head south from our place.

Daisy the Road ... | 1 december 2019

Mendocino, CA
Promises, but no charger.

jjs | 1 december 2019

Sioux City, IA
Long stretch from Council Bluffs, IA to Sioux Falls, SD

Bighorn | 1 december 2019

+1 jjs. Always have the level 2s there in mind, though I’ve never detoured.

AERODYNE | 1 december 2019

Palmdale, CA. Been planned for years, but no activity. Could avoid the Death Road, Hwy138 on the way to Lost Wages...and points east.

markbraukman | 1 december 2019

Agree with Bighorn - it's a long trek if you go from Wheatland to Sheaidan or vise versa and stay on I-25. Map says "Target Opening in 2019". I think last year is said same for 2018.

trixiew | 1 december 2019

My house. Think of all the forum members that would visit.

RanjitC | 1 december 2019

One mile from my house near the freeway on ramp so I could visit with all the forum members when I want to without having them in my house all the time.

Bighorn | 1 december 2019

@jjs
Doing Council Bluffs to Sioux Falls tomorrow.

NKYTA | 1 december 2019

BH, @jjs, That’s a tough leg, for sure.

@trixiew sign us up. Maybe that is our link to Santa Rosa SC. ;-)

Shesmyne2 | 1 december 2019

+1 trixie
My 1st thought was, ‘everywhere’

Still Grinning ;-)

rzander01 | 1 december 2019

Damn near everywhere (at least in CA). The wait lines to charge are insane on a holiday weekend, to the point where I won't take the Tesla anymore, a 6 hour trip took 10.5 hours yesterday. The SC location in Kettlemen City has 40 chargers, there were at least 75 cars in line for a spot, every SC had lines, crazy. We are a captive audience, we can not charge the cars anywhere else, there are no other level 3 chargers. Tesla build more SC's to support all the cars you're selling.

jjs | 1 december 2019

@BH What time will you be at the Supercharger in CB? I'll come over and visit.

AERODYNE | 1 december 2019

I sure Tesla would suggest the best way to avoid the long SuC lines is to upgrade to a LR car...

I saw the maps in CA over the T day holiday, and they were the fullest I have ever seen. I wonder if this will hurt folks renting on Turo or Tesloop.

And there was a 20 mile backup out of Vegas today. Best thing is just to stay home...

AERODYNE | 1 december 2019

I sure Tesla would suggest the best way to avoid the long SuC lines is to upgrade to a LR car...

I saw the maps in CA over the T day holiday, and they were the fullest I have ever seen. I wonder if this will hurt folks renting on Turo or Tesloop.

And there was a 20 mile backup out of Vegas today. Best thing is just to stay home...

Bighorn | 1 december 2019

@jjs we’re driving straight through from NC to WY and are currently about 800 miles away at 2:45 am for n mixed precipitation. Ideally, it’ll be off hours for that leg so I can go slow since my full range is at 230 now and this is the slightly uphill direction I appreciate the offer and I’ll let you know if weather puts us there during waking hours.

barrykmd | 2 december 2019

Roswell, NM. Can't reach Carlsbad Caverns from the north without a major detour. Besides the UFOs need a place to recharge, too.

jjs | 2 december 2019

@BH Looks like I missed you. Maybe next time, or the next time I'm driving through WY.

Bighorn | 2 december 2019

@jjs
Not yet, but you probably will tonight—after zero dark thirty

Tropopause | 2 december 2019

Did the V3 chargers get finished in Kettleman City? I was there earlier in November and saw about a dozen offline for upgrading.

dmoorjani | 2 december 2019

Brentwood 90049 - LA has some of the greatest density of Tesla vehicles, particularly concentrated on the west side in Brentwood, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, and BelAir. The Santa Monica super chargers are always full with a waiting area, and they are very inconveniently located on the 5th floor of a parking garage. It's frustrating, even though it's in a shopping center.

Can you please add superchargers to 90049 with easy access and parking? There is clearly enough Tesla driver demand to support this. Thank you.

SamO | 2 december 2019

More in California. Bigger stations. 100 stalls minimum.

Bighorn | 2 december 2019

@Tropo
Apparently yes to Kettleman City. I was surprised that the number remains at 40 though. Unfortunately, my S car doesn’t get a boost from 250 kW.

rzander01 | 2 december 2019

@Aerodyne
I have the biggest battery that was available at the time of purchase (85D) and it really doesn't matter. At some point on a trip you will have to charge and should be able to without waiting hours for a spot. If EV's are to replace ICE vehicles they have to do it without doubling travel times. I can accept a 45 minute recharge time as opposed to a 10 minute refuel but I can't accept waiting over an hour to even use the "pump". With the number of model 3's being sold the SC's are woefully overloaded, even on a non-holiday weekend. There needs to be an order of magnitude increase in the number of chargers, like at least 100 at every location. Having 9 or 10 or even 40 is nowhere near enough. Decreasing charge times with newer v3 chargers will help but not enough to make up for the shortage.
@SamO
+1

Bighorn | 2 december 2019

95% of chargers never have lines, but I’ve only been to 784 of them. Someone I know was at Kettleman this weekend with a line 20 deep and she said a spot was opening every minute. They’ve already started upgrading there to the 1000 mph V3 unshared pedestals.

GHammer | 2 december 2019

@rzander 30,000 miles of road trips, twice cross country, multiple times to Bay Area, LA and Vegas. Never waited more than 5 minutes.

GHammer | 2 december 2019

Oh, and that 30k has been since the 3 has been introduced.

packpike | 2 december 2019

We need at least 2 on I26 in South Carolina. All of the existing ones are 15+ minutes each way from 26 (on 95, 77 & 385). So if you’re driving from Charleston to Asheville you lose a lot of extra time driving to the chargers, not counting charging time. This makes it difficult to champion the benefits of EVs in a place where adoption has been slow. Tesla, please help.

jjs | 2 december 2019

@BH Well if you make better time that anticipated and it does not get too late (say after midnight) give me 1/2 hour notice and the offer for coffee is still good. You may need it if you are driving straight through.

Bighorn | 2 december 2019

3-4 am was the last estimate

jjs | 2 december 2019

@BH Safe travels! :) I'll be dreaming about the Cyber Truck.

Bighorn | 2 december 2019

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Earl and Nagin ... | 3 december 2019

@jjs and BH,
Regarding the Sioux Falls Level 2 Chargepoints: I haven't used them for many years but the one at South Sioux Falls, NE city hall was an old Chargepoint unit for which it was hard to remove the connector from the housing unit. Be prepared with a coat hanger and Youtube if you need to use it. The other Sioux Falls Chargepoints had city Leaf's blocking them at the time.
Longer range batteries and more reliable Superchargers make these less necessary these days although in strong winds and extreme cold, a Supercharger would be nice to have available.

Bighorn | 3 december 2019

@E&N
You mean Sioux City, but I noticed before the need for a ChargePoint account which is a PITA and I think I probably even have one from years back. The wind and precip is the determinative factor with 230 rated miles.

Bighorn | 3 december 2019

Oacoma on I-90 in South Dakota didn’t get plowed after their storm last week and only one of the 8 stalls has tire tracks. IOW, there hasn’t been two cars here together charging over the holiday weekend.

Earl and Nagin ... | 4 december 2019

@BH,
Yep, I always get the Sioux's confused.
I've got a bunch of ChargePoint cards, one in each car and I can use their app. I find their biggest pain is getting the charging stations to work.
We took the southern I-40 route over the Thanksgiving holiday. Gallup and Albuquerque were slow and we fought a fierce headwind but the rest of the chargers were fine and we avoided all snow.

akikiki | 5 december 2019

We'd like one if you are shuffling the deck. More than 1600 Tesla's now on Oahu alone and not a single Tesla place that we can charge. With all the Public and Pay-to-Play DC chargers filled with Fords, Smartcars, and Leafs, there's seldom a place for a Tesla to get a fill. We'd settle for one.

Earl and Nagin ... | 5 december 2019

@akikiki,
Alaska just got one. We'll all be thrilled when Oahu and the Big Island get them too.

akikiki | 5 december 2019

Alaska? Well that makes them 49th and Hawaii last when we finally get one.
Where in Alaska, because no SC location is showing on the Supercharging map for Alaska.
And nothing for AK showing on Supercharge.info

Bighorn | 5 december 2019

Not aware of anything in AK

SamO | 5 december 2019

Destination Charger not Supercharger.

Bighorn | 5 december 2019

Oh, big whoop:)

tes-s | 5 december 2019

@akikiki - I think they are working on a 2020 location on Moloka'i on the route between Honolulu and Kahului.

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