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Tesla Demonstration Event Richmond, VA

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by DFibRL8R, Jul 16, 2013.

  1. DFibRL8R

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    I shot a note to Mo Tawil at Tysons to see if he can get us more info!
     
  3. Plug Me In

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    Interesting. Kind of buried there at the end of the newsletter. I am most anxious to see a Virginia Supercharger.
     
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    Please be the Virginia Supercharger!!
     
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    I am really looking forward to the Richmond SC. This location will open up tge ability to easily travel to see my mother in NC.
     
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    I passed this thread onto a Tesla employee at the WDC store to get more info. Trying to see if we need to rally the Tesla owners to the Virginia State Capital!
     
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    Ditto! So North Carolina is where mothers of Tesla owners live. ;-)
     
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    yeah, that's really bizarre. my parents live in NC also, and the richmond and northern NC superchargers would be great :) Probably be winter before i can drive to charlotte though in my 60 using only superchargers (at least if you can believe the Tesla rollout plan).
     
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    Yikes, my parents live in Eastern NC as well. The dryer outlet at my Mom's house gets quite a workout.
     
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    Just a lurker that is interested in Model S' in VA. I read about all the owners in Richmond, and Central Virginia but haven't seen ANY in Virginia Beach. Kind of surprised.It is nice to see sales there despite state government being anti-Tesla.
     
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    Once the supercharger near Richmond is installed I'll be a regular in virginia beach in the summers.
     
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    Has anyone tried to reach out to VA Clean Cities for information? If not, I can. We need to gain some momentum on this. David and I will definitely be there. I'm putting it on the calendar now.
     
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    I did on 17th morning. He knew about the event and the company and its EV but told me that they do not have any details (either it is for car or supercharger) other than it is being requested/hosted by TM representative. He took my phone and email to send information as soon as they get more details.
     
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    If you will, keep us updated. I'm working during the day on the 7th but if this looks like any kind of big deal event, I'd love to come and will try to switch some things around.
     
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    I sent emails to VaCleanCities but no response. I contacted a Tesla rep and he said it is most likely a supercharger announcement (though he cannot confirm). He also noted the supercharger announcements are very tightly held and controlled by Tesla. Looking at the Supercharger page, you will note the Richmond area supercharger is grey in the Summer of 2013, and red (meaning live) in the fall of 2013.
     
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    #16 loganss, Jul 30, 2013
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    We're about a week away from this event. Anyone hear anything new?

    I just called one of the numbers listed on the newsletter link and the event is a Tesla Test Ride event at Richmond International Raceway. It's doubtful that this is supercharger related but I'd be happy to be wrong.
     
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    Mystery solved.
     
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    WOW! How cool is that?
     
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    Is this an open event, or by invitation only? Is it an official Tesla event? My salesperson in D.C. didn't know anything about it.
     
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    It is not a Tesla sponsored event according to headquarters. Most likely some Tesla owners getting together for this. My guess would be to spread awareness to legislators in VA since their laws on selling autos direct to consumers is backwards.

    I'm not sure if it's invitation only.
     

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