Chinese biz bloke builds his OWN 3,500-mile Tesla charger network
Disappointed at the lack of charging stations for his Tesla S electric car in his home province, a Guangdong-based businessman has responded in typically Chinese fashion: he built his own. And not just one, either.
According to English-language news site Caixin Online, 44-year-old Zong Yi used his own money to buy and install an entire network of e-car chargers spanning 16 cities along a 5,750km (3,573mi) indirect route between Beijing and Guangzhong.
Zong's stations aren't the only way to fill up your Tesla in China. Elon Musk's outfit has installed a few of its much-ballyhooed Supercharger stations in the country, but not many. There are four, to be precise, and they're limited to locations in Beijing and Shanghai.