Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) is going to build Superchargers in China soon

Posted Jan 23, 2014

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is going to start selling the Tesla Model S electric vehicles in China within the next few months. Tesla Motors is going to start building Supercharger networks in China soon. Tesla said that they are in the process of ensuring that they can install the Superchargers in China, but they are not sure when the first ones will be built yet.

?We?re beginning to speak with the folks [property owners and electricity providers] that we need to speak with,?stated Tesla?s vice president of corporate and business development Diarmuid O?Connell as quoted by InsideEVs.com. ?Every market has its peculiarities?We have a lot of experience with the heterogeneity of the problem.?

Tesla Motors has a showroom and service center in Beijing and there are plans to open another showroom and service center in Shanghai.

O?Connell pointed out that there has been a lot of response for Tesla opening up shop in China, including a ?progressive cadre of folks who are making reservations sight unseen, pricing unknown.?