Tesla China released the latest data regarding its charging infrastructure on Friday, showing that 20 superchargers and 79 supercharging piles were added in April 2022. They have reportedly been launched in 16 cities across the country.
Up until now, Tesla has opened more than 1,100 superchargers and built more than 8,600 supercharging piles on the Chinese mainland, while also offering more than 700 destination charging stations and more than 1,800 destination charging piles. The company’s charging network now covers more than 370 cities and regions in China.
In addition, Tesla announced the list of cities that are expected to add superchargers in May, including Tianjin, Weifang, Qingdao, Urumqi, Taizhou, Guangzhou and Changsha.
According to the company’s official website, Tesla has a large-scale fast charging network, with more than 30,000 supercharging piles worldwide.
The supercharging network in Chinese mainland adopts the principle of laying out urban stations and long-distance stations at the same time. The stations are located in popular shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, office buildings, science and technology zones, parks, popular scenic spots, rest areas and highway entrances and exits, close to convenience facilities.
Outside China, Tesla has started to build a new supercharger station in the Mojave Desert between Los Angeles and Las Vegas in US, and it plans to deploy 100 charging piles, which will become the largest supercharger station in the world. The mayor of Barstow, California, Paul Courtney, confirmed the news this week.