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Tesla offers 'free unlimited' supercharging to Model S and X buyers

Karissa Bell
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If you've been thinking about buying a new Tesla, now might be a good time to make a move.

Tesla is offering prospective buyers some extra incentive: free supercharging when you buy a new Model X or Model S. New purchases of the two cars will come with"free unlimited" supercharging, Tesla announced in a tweet. 

BREAKING: All new Model S and Model X orders now come with ⚡ free ⚡ unlimited ⚡ Supercharging ⚡

— Tesla (@Tesla) August 3, 2019

The company didn't post further details on the offer, but a spokesperson confirmed there is currently no set timeframe on the deal.

For Tesla, the free supercharging is likely meant to draw more customers to its older, higher-priced cars rather than the more affordable Model 3. On a recent earnings call, Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that the Model 3 is likely cannibalizing sales of the older Model X and Model S. And analysts have expressed concerns over slowing interest in the older models. Even Musk noted that demand for the vehicles "should be higher." Read more...

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