Texas shuts them out, so they take the fight back by making it the most electric friendly state in the country.
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors is responding to legal barriers in Texas by doing the proverbial double-down move. Rather than retreat and lick the wounds from its lost battle with the 2013 Texas legislature, the company is investing millions in building five Supercharger stations to link together Austin, San Antonio, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Houston—the "Texas Triangle."
The state's first Supercharger is already operational along Interstate 35 in San Marcos, connecting Austin with San Antonio. Tomorrow, on September 10, Tesla Motors will be opening the second station on I-35—this one in Waco, connecting Dallas/Fort Worth with Austin and San Antonio. Tesla Motors company representatives and dozens of Texas Model S owners will be on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.