Tesla Uses QR Code To Reveal First Supercharger In Mexico


QR Code In Mexico - Image Via Teslarati

QR Code In Mexico – Image Via Teslarati

Musk's Tweet On Upcoming Supercharger In Mexico

Musk’s Tweet On Upcoming Supercharger In Mexico

Back in April, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk revealed (via Twitter) that Mexico would be getting its first Supercharger soemtime this year.

Now, via a tipster who sent a photo to Teslarati, we’ve learned that construction is indeed underway on Mexico’s first Supercharger.

As Teslarati explains:

“…a tipster sent us a photo of a relatively unassuming parking garage that was adorned with QR codes pasted to the wall behind each parking space. Our informant stated that the QR code pointed to a past tweet made by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.”

“Given the small size of the image and the distorted proportion of the QR code within it, we weren’t able to validate the claim. But sure enough once we blew up the image and readjusted the QR code to resemble a square, a quick scan led us to Elon’s Tweet from April 3.”

The contents of the April 3rd tweet are shown in the image to your right.

Teslarati reached out to Tesla to confirm the news. Tesla responded with this:

“Yes, we can confirm that we are planning on having our first Supercharger in Mexico in Cuernavaca City.”

Tesla has but one store in Mexico (in Mexico City, to be precise). The location of this first Supercharger is approximately 50 miles south of the store.

Image Shows Location Of Current Tesla Store And Future Supercharger

Image Shows Location Of Current Tesla Store And Future Supercharger

Source: Teslarati

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8 responses to "Tesla Uses QR Code To Reveal First Supercharger In Mexico"
  1. ffbj says:

    You are the only one. You, the Lone Super Charger.

  2. kdawg says:

    You can see the Mexican Supercharger location here.


  3. kdawg says:

    OT: I just noticed there are (3) Superchargers in Jordan.. had no idea.

    1. wavelet says:

      I believe there were privately paid for, as Tesla does not officially operate in Jordan yet.

  4. Texas FFE says:

    I dream of traversing the length of the Pan American Highway in an electric vehicle. The lack of EV charging infrastructure in Central and South America would make that journey very challenging. Maybe Elon Musk can add a way to cross the Darien Gap in an electric vehicle to his list of miracles.

    1. Mark C says:

      My dream is to go directly from Dallas, TX to Huntsville, AL in a base Model 3 without having to go hundreds of miles out of the way to do it. A Model S 60 isn’t rated to do it either.

      There are still a lot of gaps in the US to be filled, just as there are limited sales in a lot of places in the US. I’m hoping this changes.

      1. Texas FFE says:

        There is a Supercharger in Shreveport, LA and another in Jackson, MS so you shouldn’t have to go too much out of your way. There are still a few long stretches that you would probably have to stop over night and charge at a hotel or RV park but that wouldn’t be so after a long days drive. You can go almost anywhere in the USA in an EV as long as you plan your trip carefully using RV parks an commercial charging stations..

        The longer range of the next generation EVs will allow you to be a lot more selective about where you charge. But it might be another decade before DCFC stations become as convenient as gasoline stations are today. In the meantime we need to learn to “smell the roses” on long EV trips and try not to get in too much of a hurry, remember we are saving the planet.

  5. Texas FFE says:

    There are already a couple of CHAdeMO stations and a CCS station near Mexico City. Mexicans have a long history of importing used vehicles from the US. I think we are going to see a lot more demand for charging infrastructure in Mexico as a lot more EVs enter the used car market.

    I think when a lot Mexican start getting their hands on EVs, Mexicans are going to fall in love with EVs and demand is going to boom. I think Mexicans are really going to appreciate simplicity and zero emissions of EVs. We in the US should not be surprised if used EVs start to become very hard to find, especially in the southern states.