tesla spain Stories December 2, 2016

spain loves tesla

Earlier this year, we reported on Tesla job openings in Spain revealing that the California-based automaker plans to soon expand its retail presence to the country with new stores in Madrid and Barcelona. Spain was only one of few countries in West Europe where Tesla wasn’t officially selling its cars or where it doesn’t have a retail presence.

Today, Tesla officially opened Model S and X sales in Spain ahead of the market introduction. The expansion of Tesla’s vehicle business in the country will happen alongside the introduction of its energy products, solar and home battery packs. expand full story

tesla spain Stories October 10, 2016


It was expected for a while now considering the company has been installing Supercharger stations in Spain since the beginning of the year, but now we learn that Tesla is finally launching a retail presence in the country to sell and service its vehicles. expand full story

tesla spain Stories May 27, 2016

spain loves tesla

Tesla officials have been discussing the possibility to establish a first factory in Europe for a while now. I say a “first factory”, but Tesla already has a plant in Europe – in Tilburg – but only for final assembly processes.

Earlier this year during a special event for Tesla owners at the automaker’s French headquarters in Chambourcy, CEO Elon Musk reiterated that in the near future Tesla will need to establish some manufacturing capacity in Europe – referring to a full-fledged factory to manufacture cars.

At the time, he nonchalantly brought up the possibility to build its first European electric car factory in Alsace, a northeastern French region on the Rhine River plain bordering Germany and Switzerland. It didn’t take long for French Energy Minister Ségolène Royal to suggest a site and meet with executives.

Now Spain wants to throw its hat in the ring and launches a campaign to attract Tesla’s first European factory. expand full story

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