Free gas station Tesla
In the picture below an invention that will forever change the global automotive industry, and perhaps lead the world in general. The unique high-speed charging, which actively builds a California company TESLA Motors around the world quickly and safely charge the cars today are absolutely free of charge.
Even yesterday, no one could believe it. Today, the only one dressing quietly working far from home. How does this work?
To begin with, it is not usual for electric vehicle charging. TESLA Supercharger - This station superfast charging which are created for TESLA Model S cars as well as leaving the market in 2015. SUV TESLA Model S. Perhaps the station will be charged and the budget TESLA 3, which is expected on the market in 2017 for $ 35,000.
In the past 2 years around the world TESLA Motors has already opened 453 such refueling, with the total number of terminals (speakers) over 2500. So what is the difference from the traditional gas stations for electric vehicles, which are located in California, everywhere?
The main difference between the two. It's hard to believe, but the charging station SUPERCHARGER is free throughout the lifetime of the car TESLA Model S. Some years ago, potential buyers and owners who charge their TESLA home using chargers asked a reasonable question: how to go to the car in a long TESLA travel?
Then the owner and founder of the company announced the start of construction of a global network of high-speed free refills, which will be located along all major highways, at a distance of not less than 80% charge from each other, and kept his word. Today at TESLA can travel across America.
The second feature TESLA Supercharger is the speed of charging, which occurs up to 16 times faster than conventional stations for electric vehicles. According to the manufacturer this cable produces up to 120 kW and provides current directly to the battery instead of the traditional charging circuit.
Charging the battery half takes about 20 minutes.
The owner of the car said he often comes to the shopping center, which is mounted on a parking TESLA Supercharger, since electricity is free of charge and the car is fully charged as he goes shopping or drinking coffee.
According to him 100% charge can be obtained in less than half an hour, while his home charger allows you to charge the car fully in 8 hours, that is per night. Note that you can not buy SUPERCHARGER home. Home are just the standard laptop battery. The following can be seen on the dashboard that the current charging machine can already drive about 190 miles (300km), and a further 50 minutes left before the end of the process.
At the moment, TESLA has sold around the world more than 70 000 cars. It's so much that constantly arise in the queue SUPERCHARGER stations. In this regard, the company even began to ask the owners to use the stations only during longer trips, and the normal time to charge cars at home. Of course the biggest US market (43 000 units), and the largest market outside the US - a Nordic country Norway, which already runs 7,500 vehicles. In setyabre 2013 TESLA model S even became the best selling car in the country in general among all brands. This was the first time with electric cars. In 2013, the United States, the TESLA sold 18,000 cars and surpassed sales all the traditional luxury brands: Mercedes S Class (. 13,303 units), the BMW 7 Series (10,932 pcs.), Lexus LS (10,727 pcs.) audi A8 (6300 pcs.), Porshe Panamera (5421 pcs.).