Salinas, Coalingas, Mojave, Barstow, Las Vegas NV – 500+ miles.

Posted February 27th, 2013 at 2:26 am by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››

Wednesday, Feb 27th.  We start out from Salinas in the morning and our destination for the day is Las Vegas, NV, nearly 500 miles away.  There are two Supercharger stations on our route, Coalingas and then Barstow.

Route for the day. Salinas to Las Vegas. Tesla Supercharger stations located in Coalinga and Barstow.

We start out heading south on US101 and …

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Berkeley, Freemont, Half Moon Bay, Gilroy, Salinas CA – 170 Miles

Posted February 26th, 2013 at 11:22 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››

Tuesday, Feb. 26th.   We’re sorry to leave the Claremont Hotel in Berkely.  We had a sick deal from Priceline, $80 per night and stayed for three nights.   We are in for a very busy day.  First stop is the Tesla factory in Freemont, CA (see prior entry),  we drop the car at the factory service center to attend to …

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Morning visit to the Tesla Motors factory

Posted February 26th, 2013 at 6:29 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  4 Comments ››

Tuesday, Feb 26th.  We leave Berkeley for Fremont to visit the Tesla Motors factory.   This is a day I have long been waiting for.  We first drop our Model S off at the factory service center to take care of a few small issues and we are driven over to the factory side by Kyle, our service representative.   …

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Ukiah, CA to Berkeley, CA – 115 miles

Posted February 24th, 2013 at 2:23 am by Elliott Alexander   |  10 Comments ››

Sunday, Feb 24th.  One problem with needing 12 1/2 hours to charge your car from empty to full- if you finish late at night your can’t get back on the road until at least 12 hours later.  We went to bed at around 3:30AM upon reaching Ukiah.  Fortunately our projected drive to Berkeley was a short distance, otherwise we would …

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Photo shoot of our Tesla Model S along Coastal Highway 101 in Northern California

Posted February 23rd, 2013 at 10:11 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››

I knew we had a good reason for washing the car.  Photo shoot time.  Too bad it’s afternoon and the sun is on the wrong side of the car.

Pacific Coast in California, South of Crescent City. Wide angle photo taken by Juan.
This is the Key or Key FOB to our Tesla Model S. …

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