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Tesla Model S Rack Up 1 Billion Electric Miles

Plug-in sedan owners saved more than a half million tons of CO2 with under 75,000 examples currently on the road.

Megan Stewart
Jun 23, 2015

Since the launch of the Tesla Model S back in 2012, the sedans have driven a record 1 billion electric miles, the equivalent of 40,000 trips around the Earth or 4,000 trips to the moon, the automaker announced. This month also marks the first anniversary of the Model S in the U.K., which after one year of sales, is responsible for 6.6 million of those electric miles.

2015 Tesla Model S P85D front end Photo 2/9   |   2015 Tesla Model S P85D

Tesla says that by driving a record 1 billion electric miles, Tesla Model S owners have saved more than a half million tons of CO2, and with just under 75,000 examples currently on the road, it's a testament to how much the Model S owners drive their cars. Thanks to a large network of charging stations and a Supercharger network, range anxiety is significantly lessened, prompting more owners to take road trips and longer commutes in their Model S.

2015 Tesla Model S P85D front end in motion Photo 3/9   |   2015 Tesla Model S P85D

To celebrate this milestone, Tesla will kick off the Next Billion Miles Tour that will travel around North America, Europe, and Asia to give consumers a chance to get behind the wheel of a Model S and experience what it has to offer. Tesla is now reserving test drives for the tour in cities across all three locations.

Source: Tesla

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