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Tesla Should Offer 0% Financing for Super Charger Installations

Discussion in 'North America' started by Evbwcaer, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. Evbwcaer

    Evbwcaer Member

    Jun 21, 2014
    If Tesla were to sell Super Chargers to business, including installation, with 0% financing, I think everybody could win. A condition of the financing is that the Super Charger is free to use. I picture it where business would have just one kiosk, maybe two, and could add more if they saw a return.

    -Tesla could spend very little money to improve the SC network, mainly by making it denser.
    -Businesses could attract new customers.
    -Businesses would have skin in the game to prevent ICEing.

    What do you guys think? How much would a single SC bay cost installed, assume Tesla sells it at wholesale cost?
  2. TexasEV

    TexasEV Active Member

    Jun 5, 2013
    Austin, TX
    It's hard enough to convince businesses to install a relatively inexpensive level 2 charging station, and some won't install a HPWC even when it's free. No way a business would pay for a supercharger and the electrical infrastructure required.
  3. GetAmped

    GetAmped Member

    Oct 15, 2014
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Going back to what "Evbwcaer" asked, how can we find out how much a Super Charger is to install with a breakdown of:
    1) Tesla Provided Parts
    2) Other Infrastructure Required
    3) Ongoing cost to run a single Super Charger based on a 12 hour runtime window or something based on actual average usages

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