April 11, 2012
Tesla Opens Showroom and Service Center in
Electric vehicle manufacturer
(NASDAQ: TSLA) will open its newest showroom and service center in
largest city, at Verkseier Furulundsvei 16, 0668 Oslo.
showroom will introduce
to a new, highly interactive touchscreen experience designed to show exactly what it's like to GO Electric! The service center will be similar to other state-of-the-art Tesla service centers in
, Eindhoven and
. The new
facility will enable Tesla to continue to provide an outstanding ownership experience in
, and demonstrates Tesla`s ongoing commitment to the ever expanding Norwegian market.
currently boasts a very enthusiastic community of over 75 Roadster owners.
"All of our current customers in
have made the extra effort to seek out Tesla in
- which until now was their nearest store. I'm very pleased to acknowledge their loyalty and support with a brand new
showroom and Tesla Service Center," says VP of Worldwide Sales and Ownership Experience
. "Locating in
underscores Tesla's commitment to
, and also provides a great place to learn more about Roadster and Model S, our exciting new premium electric sedan."
has embraced the all-electric Tesla Roadster, which is a limited edition of 2,500 cars. Very few remain, and Tesla expects Roadster to sell out in the next few months. In addition to delivering a thrilling driving experience, long range and zero emissions, the Tesla Roadster is exempt from traditional vehicle taxes in
, and enjoys many other driving convenience incentives. These benefits, combined with high petrol prices, make the Tesla Roadster a tremendous value and a great car to drive every day.
"Driving my Roadster on my daily commute of 150 km in the bus lane saves me a lot of time and frustration, and I also don't pay combustion charges. I enjoy a 4 kr/km tax credit, as well as free parking and charging," says
, a local Roadster owner. "The Roadster also is excellent in winter - it's warm, handles beautifully, and winter range is the same as in summer."
Tesla's new Model S premium sedan will also make its first appearance in
at the opening of the
showroom and service center. Model S will be available for public viewing
Thursday, April 12
from 10:00 to 19:00,
Friday, April 13
from 10:00 to 18:00 and
Saturday, April 14
from 10:00 to 14:00.