Tesla Dubai Stories June 16, 2017

Tesla made a big deal of its launch in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. They held an event at the Armani Hotel in the Burj Khalifa tower for the occasion and CEO Elon Musk even made an appearance and gave a quick presentation.

Now 4 months later, we are starting to see the results as the first vehicles arrived and Tesla prepares to open its first permanent retail location. expand full story

Tesla Dubai Stories February 14, 2017

As we reported yesterday, Tesla officially launched in the United Arab Emirates – starting with Dubai. Tesla held an event at the Armani Hotel in the Burj Khalifa tower for the occasion and CEO Elon Musk gave a quick presentation, which you can see in full below. expand full story

Dubai, through the Dubai Future Foundation, has been making a push for autonomous driving technology since last year. They announced a goal to convert 25% of the city’s traffic to autonomous driving by 2030 and even unveiled a concept for an autonomous Tesla taxi.

They now plan to make that concept a reality and officially ordered 200 Model S sedans and Model X SUVs with ‘fully self-driving-capability’ from Tesla. expand full story

Tesla Dubai Stories February 12, 2017

As we reported earlier this month, Tesla’s official launch in the United Arab Emirates is coinciding with CEO Elon Musk attending the World Government Summit in Dubai.

We now learn the location of Tesla’s first store in UAE – pictured above – and that the company is already deploying charging infrastructure – both Superchargers and Destination chargers – in the region. expand full story

Tesla Dubai Stories February 4, 2017

Local Tesla enthusiasts have been asking for the company to have an official presence in the region for a long time and now it’s finally happening. Tesla confirmed that it will be launching in the United Arab Emirates this month – starting with an event in Dubai on February 13th.

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