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Tesla launches in Dubai with new showroom

13 July 2017
Tesla launches in Dubai with new showroom

Electric car company Tesla is investing in the UAE because it’s a ‘beacon country’ in the quest for sustainable energy.

Speaking at the launch of Tesla’s first Middle East showroom in Dubai, Tesla director Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen praised the UAE’s efforts.

 

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Tesla is building a network of charging stations across the UAE, and plans to open in Abu Dhabi next year.

However, Bardenfleth-Hanson said the auto industry must do more to promote green energy. Last year, just 300,000 of the 90 million cars sold worldwide were electric.