Model S customers can now drive essentially free between San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver
Tesla's supercharger stations will be located along U.S. Highway 101 and Interstate 5 right up into Vancouver, British Columbia
Tesla sent out two Model S to make the trip from San Diego to Vancouver using only the supercharger network to demonstrate the new corridor's effectiveness in a real world application
Supercharging stations charge Model S 20 times faster than typical outlets by bypassing the car’s onboard charging equipment, and delivering DC power directly to the battery pack via special power cables
Model S’ equipped with the 85 kWh battery receive supercharging access for free while owners of 60 kWh models can purchase station time for $2,000 - $2,500 after delivery
Elon Musk has given Model S owners living on the US/Canadian west coast an early Christmas present with the announcement that its fast-charging “Supercharger” network will now extend all the way from California right up into British Columbia.
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