News Research+Reports

Tesla Motors Announces Battery Swap Stations

Order Reprints

Dec. 31, 2014—Tesla Motors is making its battery swap stations available to Model S owners in California, according to recent reports.

The battery swap station will be located opposite a Tesla station between Los Angeles and San Francisco, according to a report from from Forbes. The station enables the company to offer customers the choice of “faster or free,” allowing the customer a choice between a 30-minute recharge or a three-minute battery swap for a fee of $50–$60.

The introduction of a titanium under body cover to prevent damage to car batteries has increased the length of the procedure to around 3 minutes.

Related Articles

Tesla Announces Final Offer to Battery Company

Tesla Reveals Norwegian Supercharger Stations

Tesla Plans to Open Two Battery Sites in U.S.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.