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Old 03-07-2019, 02:17 AM   #971 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
As long as service centers keep up with sales, that should be adequate. According to this, Tesla sold 452,833 cars between 3rd quarter 2015 to 4th quarter 2018, so if they have 4.4 times as many service centers by the time they sell their two-millionth car, why wouldn't that be adequate?
The older cars get the more service they need. Most people do not work on their own cars so they will take it to a dealer or independent shop. Since Tesla doesn't play nice with independent shops that leaves the Tesla Service Center.

If Tesla sells the 400K cars he expects to make in 2019 he will almost double the number of Tesla's on the road in 1 year. That is a fast ramp up considering that Tesla only has about 80 Service Centers in the USA today (and 24 of those are in California). Then there is the fact that some states don't even allow Tesla to own a service center.

There is only one service center in the state of Hawaii and it is in Honolulu. What are the Tesla owners I saw on the islands of Maui and Hawaii suppose to do?

If you live in El Paso the closest service center is in Phoenix, AZ. (400 miles)
For Detroit, MI it is Cleveland, OH.
For Boise, ID it is Salt Lake City, UT.

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