Tesla to raise Supercharger prices in California

Tesla is officially raising the price for owners to use Superchargers in California. The change took place on his Wednesday, Sept. 28, when the fully electric brand increased charging rates and rescheduled off-peak hours.

electric I found an email Tesla sent to a customer on Reddit. Start charging sessions during off-peak hours to save on charging costs without rushing. Tap the Supercharger map pin on your vehicle’s touchscreen to view the rates. ”

The automaker didn’t provide an official figure for how high the price will be after the hike, but the outlet claims: Tesla Owners can expect to spend about $0.50 per kWh charging their electric vehicles. That means charging up to 60 kWh will incur a charge of $30 and charging a 100 kWh pack will cost $50. A consumer can expect to get him 250 to 300 miles for spending $30 to $50.

in the meantime electric They claim that charging a Tesla at $0.50 per kWh is still cheaper than driving a gas car, but that’s not necessarily the case. It really depends on what kind of car you’re driving.

Using the EPA Annual Fuel Calculator with national averages of $0.50 per kWh and $3.78 per gallon of regular gasoline, hyundai ionic Blue is actually more affordable to drive. According to the website, the Ioniq Blue costs him $1.60 to run 25 miles.a Tesla Model S It costs $3.52 to drive 25 miles with a range of 405 miles, model 3 A long haul with a range of 358 miles costs $3.23 to drive 25 miles.

Of course, you can always charge during off-peak hours to save money, but off-peak hours vary. charging stationStill, it’s worth knowing when your nearest supercharger is off-peak, as local superchargers claim it can be 30% to 40% cheaper than peak hours. Clearly, Tesla wants consumers to charge during off-peak hours.

of electric bill Over the past few months, there has been a surge across the country and globally.according to bloomberg, U.S. consumers’ electricity bills jumped 15.8% in August compared to the same period last year. Outlets cite high prices for natural gas and coal as the main reason for rising electricity prices. Europe is currently in the middle of an energy crisis due to the war in Ukraine, so it’s not just the US.

This isn’t the first time Tesla has raised prices for superchargers, and we don’t think it will be the last.As electric He points out that there was a time when Tesla owners could get a full charge on a Supercharger for $5 to $10. Those days are long gone, and with the current situation in Europe, we may not be able to return for a few years.

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