What makes electric cars better than gasoline cars? They really have many advantages, among which one can distinguish almost zero environmental pollution, noiselessness and operation from electricity, which is much cheaper than gasoline. Previously, owners of the Tesla Model S and Model X electric cars did not have to pay for charging at all – Supercharger stations worked for them for free. Everything changed in 2016, when the company wanted more money and began to demand charging fees from the owners of the above-mentioned cars.
Charging Tesla cars became paid due to the fact that the company began to lose too much money. Basically, the funds went to the technical support of the charging stations – the introduction of the charge for charging the Tesla Model S and Model X was just to cover the costs. Owners of cars purchased before January 2017 could still charge for free. But buyers of new cars lost their privileges – a year they received a free charge, which was enough for 1,600 kilometers. Then I had to pay for charging.
Tesla Free Charging
Now charging the Tesla Model S and Model X has again become free. This is very unexpected, but there is a good reason for this turn of events. Tesla recently published a report on the number of cars sold and the amount of profit received. For the first half of 2019, the manufacturer sold 7550 copies of the Tesla Model S in the United States, although in the same period last year it sold 10,820 cars. In general, sales of expensive models fell by 30.2% and the company lost $ 408 million.
It would be cool if the cars were charged on the go. It's already possible
In the US, Tesla cars are still somehow sold, but in Europe, the company's business is going very badly. It is reported that sales of Tesla Model S cars fell by two, and Tesla Model X – by four times. But what is the reason for the decrease in people's interest in expensive cars of the company? Perhaps this is due to the exit of a relatively cheap car Tesla Model 3. But what? It looks very nice, and inside there is everything you need for a comfortable ride and pastime – you can even run games.
How to increase sales of Tesla?
But whether the company will be able to interest buyers with free charging alone is not clear to anyone. How long the action will last is still unknown, so the current car owners should hurry up and use the free stations. It is noteworthy that if a person bought a car with his hands, then the promotion does not apply to him, because free charging is available only to the original owner.
Have you seen how the Tesla car is charged?
There are a lot of ways to charge Tesla cars and each of them has its disadvantages. For example, an electric car can be charged at home, but it takes more than 29 hours to fully recharge the battery. The charge speed at Supercharger stations depends on their version – the first and second versions charge the car in about an hour and a half, and the third copes with it in 50 minutes. As a rule, stopping at the station, owners are bored and sitting inside their cars.
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