Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Image courtesy of Tesla


Tesla Opens Its First Store In Puerto Rico

Tesla has opened its first store in Puerto Rico, El Nuevo Día reports. The showroom opened in the Plaza Las Américas shopping center in the capital city of San Juan. This marks Tesla’s first official physical point of sale in the US territory, the article noted. If you are in the area, you can find it next to the Galería shoe store between JCPenney and Macy’s on the first level. Along with several EVs on display, Tesla is also showcasing its solar panels and battery products there.

Tesla Motors Puerto Rico shared on Facebook that this will give customers a chance to get to know Tesla’s vehicles, since there are still residents who don’t know what a Tesla is. When they are in the Plaza, they will discover Tesla and the consultants will educate potential buyers on how to go online and buy their car.

“It’s like a store you walk into and no salesperson is going to harass you,” the President of the Tesla Owners Club of Puerto Rico, Javier Rodríguez, told El Nuevo Día.

He also spoke about the new units being delivered to the Tesla service center on Calle Calaf in Hato Rey. “Right now they are taking (the cars). You have to wait between two, four, five, or six months, depending on the model. If you go to the Tesla page, there they tell you how long it will be available.”

The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTOP) noted that there are around 918 active Tesla vehicles in Puerto Rico.

In October 2020, Teslarati initially reported that Tesla’s first service center in Puerto Rico was planned. The article noted that the inclusion of a new service center in San Juan was key for Tesla’s international expansion. And in 2019, Elon Musk confirmed that there were solid plans for a service center in Puerto Rico. Looking at Tesla’s achievements over the past couple of years shows just how much it has expanded internationally. Some examples of this are its presence in China, Germany, Israel, and several other countries. Also, we are looking forward to the opening of its new factories in Berlin and Austin pretty soon.

Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News!

Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.

Former Tesla Battery Expert Leading Lyten Into New Lithium-Sulfur Battery Era — Podcast:

I don't like paywalls. You don't like paywalls. Who likes paywalls? Here at CleanTechnica, we implemented a limited paywall for a while, but it always felt wrong — and it was always tough to decide what we should put behind there. In theory, your most exclusive and best content goes behind a paywall. But then fewer people read it! We just don't like paywalls, and so we've decided to ditch ours. Unfortunately, the media business is still a tough, cut-throat business with tiny margins. It's a never-ending Olympic challenge to stay above water or even perhaps — gasp — grow. So ...
If you like what we do and want to support us, please chip in a bit monthly via PayPal or Patreon to help our team do what we do! Thank you!
Written By

Johnna owns less than one share of $TSLA currently and supports Tesla's mission. She also gardens, collects interesting minerals and can be found on TikTok


You May Also Like

Clean Transport

Production of the Tesla Cybertruck is on its way, and with the Model Y surpassing an important sales milestone in the first quarter, becoming...


A week ago, I was contacted by a company called TESCAMP. They wondered if I would like to try out their mattress for the...


Why I still love my Model 3 after 3.6 years and almost 100,000 miles. Looking at my Tesla app, my Tesla Model 3 odometer...


As a bright red BYD Atto 3 breaks up the grey Corolla gang in my suburban neighbourhood, the march of the electric vehicle invasion...

Copyright © 2023 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.