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Old 09-01-2016, 02:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
redpoint5
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Sure it's free; after you pay.

Current Tesla owners aren't getting a bargain; they have paid a premium to be an early adopter of the product. Sure, they get "free" charging for the lifetime of the vehicle, after already paying a very large sum of money for their vehicle. Electricity is cheap, and vehicles have a limited lifetime.

I wouldn't want the cost of "free" super charging wrapped up into the price of the vehicle. I'd rather pay for what I use when I need it, which in my case, would be very rarely.
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