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Tesla Launches in the United Arab Emirates

March 14, 2017

Photo of the Model S courtesy of Andy Lundin
Photo of the Model S courtesy of Andy Lundin

Tesla has launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), during an event hosted by CEO Elon Musk in Dubai on Feb. 13, according to Electrek.

The automaker began taking orders for the Tesla Model S and Model X in February, according to Gulf News.

Tesla started deploying Tesla Supercharger stations and Destination Chargers around Dubai, according to Electrek. Currently, there are 26 individual Destination Chargers and two Supercharger stations in the UAE. Musk said Tesla has plans to expand in other countries around the Gulf, which includes Bahrain, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.

Tesla will also be opening its first Middle East office in Dubai, according to Fortune.

Deliveries for the vehicles will start in July.

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