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Tesla begins to close superchargers in Spain due to the coronavirus


The coronavirus begins to cause severe problems to Tesla, both globally with the closure of its main car manufacturing plant in Fremont, California, but with the closure of some Superchargers because they are in establishments that stop operating due to the pandemic.

In Spain the blow begins to feel: several superchargers begin to close without a clear reopening date. It puts at risk and complicated situation in case of an extremely urgent trip with a brand electric vehicle.

The Tesla Superchargers that close so far are:

  • Getafe, Madrid: Hotel Ramada by Wyndham
  • Fuengirola, Malaga: Hotel Higuerón
  • Tarragona: Hotel La Boella
  • Burgos: Hotel Landa. Open between 8 and 22 hours only

Let’s remember that the alarm status in Spain it has forced the closure of hotels and other hospitality establishments in the country, for which reason the loading points are forced to stop providing service.

Once we have overcome this pandemic, Tesla You will have to re-evaluate the strategy of locating the chargers in establishments that can close or in areas where they have no control. Availability should be the same as a gas station.

In the case of Madrid The Supercharger that is located in the Saba Parking of New Ministries. Where there are four points available for charging.

Tesla always remembers to check the map on the vehicle where you can see the status of the chargers or through the official application. It also can check on the web.

Tesla vehicle delivery operations also affected

Not only have the operation of Tesla superchargers in different areas been affected, decisions have also had to be made by the company to deliver cars without affecting employees or customers.

That is why we have chosen make home deliveries. Tesla sends a guide with the new car to the customer’s request, following an interior cleaning protocol. The introduction and explanation of the operation of the car is done remotely.

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