Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc. has hit 25,000 fast-charging stations across the globe including one close to the base camp of Mount Everest, the company announced on social media.
- Tesla announced the milestone via its Tesla Charging Twitter account on May 8.
25k Superchargers around the world — and counting pic.twitter.com/UzyFergQJ3mdash; Tesla Charging (@TeslaCharging) May 7, 2021
- The latest charging stations include two stalls at the Tingri Roof of the World Grand Hotel about 100 kilometers from the Everest base camp.
- Tesla reported a boost in the number of Supercharging stations across the world to 2,699 in the first quarter, marking a 41% increase year-on-year.
- The company also reported a 44% in the growth of individual connectors at 24,515.
- The car maker recorded over 6,000 Supercharge stations in China at the beginning of March, where the company is pushing to expand its market reach amid rising competition.
TSLA:Nasdaq is down 0.85% premarket.