February 17 morning news, the new corona virus outbreak, due to the closure of part of the Tesla super charging station, Tesla emergency on-line part of the third-party charging station information to the vehicle system, including charging station address, charging maximum power, number of charging piles, contact information, etc., to protect the user’s charging convenience. At the same time, the non-closed super charging station sits free charging service for Chinese users.
According to reports, the first batch of 20 third-party charging station information has been synchronized, mostly located in the main highway service area, mainly to the National Grid charging piles. Users can click on the “Charge” icon at the bottom right of the car navigation interface to query the location display and look up in a similar way to the Tesla destination charging station. These charging stations are operated and managed by third parties, not Tesla self-employed, and users are advised to call for site status and cost information before planning their travel routes.
Tesla said it would synchronize more third-party charging station information to meet the charging needs of users during the outbreak. Users can also refer commonly used high-quality third-party site information to Tesla, which will determine whether to synchronize into the vehicle system based on the results of the assessment, providing more stable site information for more owners.
By January 2020, Tesla has more than 50 direct-run experience centers and showrooms in China, as well as 30 service centers, while Tesla has 2,300 super charging piles and 2,100 destination charging piles in China by 2020, and Tesla plans to lay out 4,000 plus super charging piles in China. (Ze Yu)