viewautomotive.net – Tesla Inc. is expanding to the United Arab Emirates, making a move to sell its pricey electric cars in one of the world’s largest oil-producing people.
The company is taking orders for the Model S sedan and Model X sports utility vehicle for summer delivery. Tesla likewise plans to open its first service centre in the Countries of the middle east in July and will support online sales with a pop-up store in the region’s biggest shopping centre Dubai Mall, Tesla said in a statement Tuesday. It will likewise open a store and service centre in the capital city Abu Dhabi next year.
The Palo Alto, California-based corporation is selling electric cars in the U.A.E ., which holds about 6 percentage of world oil reserves and is the fourth-biggest farmer in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. The country is renowned for its glitzy supercars, including the Dubai police’s fleet of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Bentley cars.
Two Tesla Supercharging stations have popped up around Dubai to allow drivers to accuse their vehicles. Tesla will open five more by year-end. The Model S will be sold for 275,000 dirhams ($ 74,900) and Model X for 344,000 dirhams.