Tesla has announced that it has expanded its Supercharger network in Europe. the electric carmaker has opened new Supercharger locations that connect the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. The new route coverage allows Model S owners to enjoy 100% electric trips on the German Autobahn to destinations in the Alps and other places.
Tesla currently has Superchargers in Germany (Wilnsdorf, Bad Rappenau, Aichstetten and Jettingen), Switzerland (Lully),Austria (St. Anton) and the Netherlands (Zevenaar and Oosterhout) represents a new milestone in the expansion of the European network. In Germany, Superchargers connect Cologne, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Munich. There are also locations to connect the German network to Amsterdam, Zurich, and Innsbruck.
Tesla plans to have 50% of the German population within 320km of a supercharger by March and 100% within that distance by the end of 2014. The Supercharger locations are able to charge the Model S to 50% capacity in 20 minutes. The Superchargers are located typically near restaurants and other attractions so drivers can leave while their car charges up.