Tesla China hits 6,000-unit milestone for Superchargers
Shanghai (Gasgoo)- Tesla has to-day deployed over 6,000 Superchargers and operated more than 760 Supercharger stations in over 300 cities across the Chinese Mainland, the EV manufacturer recently announced the milestone.
Tesla Supercharger station; photo credit: Tesla
Tesla is speeding up its deployment of charging network in the world's largest auto market. It is reported that the company's launched its 400th Supercharger station in the Chinese Mainland on August 20, 2020 and completed the 700th on Jan. 10, 2021. Last month, there were 218 Tesla Superchargers added in a total of 21 cities, including Beijing, Qingdao, Xi'an, Zhengzhou, Chongqing, Shenzhen and Shanwei. Notably, 51 Superchargers and 6 Supercharger stations were introduced in Shenzhen.
The EV maker said in last December it had completed the domestic section of its “Silk Road” charging line with its charging stations put into operation in Hami, Urumqi, and other places in northwest China's Xinjiang. The announcement came less than three months after Tesla opened the "Sichuan-Tibet" charging line.
Tesla claimed in early Feb. that its Supercharger manufacturing factory in Shanghai started production, less than half a year after the project was officially launched in August 2020. The factory features an annual capacity of 10,000 Superchargers, most of which is set for the V3 model, at the initial stage. The company also noted the V3 Supercharger can churn out up to 250kW, versus the 120kW for the V2 model. Besides, the V3 can add 250 km of range by charging for 15 minutes.
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