We sit down with Alexis Ge­orge­son from Tesla Mo­tors to dis­cuss the fu­ture of su­per­charg­ing.

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What would be Tesla’s goal for the fu­ture of Su­per­charg­ing?

AG: Tesla in­stalls Su­per­charg­ers on ma­jor cor­ri­dors con­nect­ing city cen­ters. Tesla is con­tin­u­ing to ex­pand the Su­per­charger net­work to pro­vide free, con­ve­nient long dis­tance travel for Model S own­ers. Our goal is to en­able cus­tomers to drive their Model S wher­ever they wish to go; be­tween Bos­ton and Mi­ami, LA and New York, or Van­cou­ver to Phoenix- with ease and con­ve­nience.

How many more Su­per­charg­ing sta­tions are planned for the state of Florida?

AG: We plan to have a to­tal of seven Su­per­charger sta­tions open in Florida by the end of the year.

Are there more planned dealer/ser­vice net­works in 2014-15 within the state?

We are al­ways look­ing for new store lo­ca­tions where we have the op­por­tu­nity to en­gage and ed­u­cate peo­ple about Model S and ser­vice lo­ca­tions where we can bet­ter at­tend to our cus­tomers and make con­ve­nience a pri­or­ity. How­ever I can't speak to spe­cific lo­ca­tions at this time.

With the quick change bat­tery op­tion, will that be of­fered at se­lected lo­ca­tions for own­ers?

AG: Yes, bat­tery swap­ping will be avail­able at Su­per­charger lo­ca­tions.

How do you see the fu­ture of bat­tery and recharg­ing when it comes to ve­hi­cle range?

AG: At the core of Tesla is a tech­nol­ogy com­pany that will con­tinue to in­no­vate and push the bound­aries for ve­hi­cle and bat­tery tech­nol­ogy.

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