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Tesla building nationwide car charging network


Electric car maker Tesla Inc. promises to boost the of fast-charging stations in the U.S. and to make cross-country travel by car possible in the next year.

The said Thursday that by the end of month, it will triple the of charging stations it runs the current eight, and the number go to around 100 in the coming year, stations within reach of the entire populations of both

The pace of construction is about as fast as the company had previously

The expanded supercharger network allow owners of Tesla’s Model S sedans to travel Los Angeles to New York, probably by the winter, as well as make long-distance trips. The Model S can about 200 miles, or for about hours, when fully With the network, it can be recharged to 50 of its battery capacity in 20 to 30 minutes, drivers to make quick before driving on.

The supercharging stations are about 10 as faster than most charging stations, Tesla on its website.

Currently Tesla has supercharger stations in California and on the Coast. It has plans to add four in California this summer. also will be added the summer so drivers can go from British Columbia, to Seattle and and from Austin, Texas, to

They also will on-line quickly in Illinois and

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In addition, the company intends to add stations this summer in the populated Eastern Seaboard, it currently has two.

Elon who leads the company, said that the stations will be free for owners of the large-battery of the Model S. Owners of the brand’s version will have to pay for the of using the stations.

Musk said most of customers don’t know the supercharger stations, and they have much of an impact on the current sales rate of 20,000 per year. But they are to appeal to a wider group of mainstream customers who want to between states.

They to know that they that ability to do so, and on a moment’s to go wherever they want, said. I think it’s important for accessing a broader

Tesla said by fall, it have charging stations in metro areas, with travel available during the along Interstate 80. By 2014, the expects to have charging within reach of 80 percent of in the U.S. and Canada, and 98 percent by it said in the statement.

Tesla new technology is being tested now will allow its cars to be recharged in about 20 minutes. The will be available at stations summer, the company said.

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