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Tesla Model S outsells Mercedes S-Class, Audi A8 and BMW 7-series; company promises coast-to-coast supercharger network by 2015

By Angus MacKenzie
June 11, 2013

Tesla Motors, makers of fine electric performance vehicles, recently surprised the mainstream with news its Model S performance sedan had surpassed Mercedes S-Class, Audi A8 and BMW 7-series in sales for the first quarter in the US. For a company that only released the Model S last June, news of this exponential interest was not only surprising but worked to further validate consumer interest in a fully electric vehicle. On top of the surprising sales figures, media sources like Consumer Reports proclaimed Tesla’s Model S to be one of the "best cars they'd ever tested." With positive feedback and increasing sales of the Model S, Tesla has identified an expansion of its Supercharger networks as a critical next step.

Tesla’s dedicated Supercharger networks, launched late in 2012, are already a part of the EV landscape in California, New York and Delaware, but the company has plans to increase the network not only on the east and west coast but across the US and into the great frozen land of moose and beaver, Canada.

Current coverage shows eight stations strategically located in theses regions, but by summer Tesla plans to increase this figure to 27. By September of this year they anticipate placement of Supercharger networks in most key metropolitan areas. Tesla is touting coast-to-coast capabilities by the time the snow falls in New York City this year. Tesla claims that by 2014 they will have secured networks in 80 percent of both the US and Canada, with this figure increasing to 98 percent by 2015.

read more http://www.gizmag.com/tesla-increases-supercharger-network/2...

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Jay Leno did a great review

Jay Leno did a great review of it on his new Internet show "Jay Leno's garage":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoFVO31CbE0

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

Great vid

Very excited about the future of this company

I want a Model S!

To bad they are a pain to come by and use still.

Get to test drive one in July...

My son-in-law purchased one last month - he was on a 2 year waiting list. They will be driving from New York to North Carolina - and planning trip route based on locations of charging stations. May encounter some problems (I don't think NC has a station yet) - but he is eager to "try it out" on a trip.
They can charge at the house but will take all night.

In a Remake, Jeff Bridges Would Say "Tesla."


http://youtu.be/djMYTM1p318

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

How's Fisker

How's Fisker doing?
Oh....sorry.

Southern Agrarian