19 May '11, 5pm

Tesla owner Hansjörg von Gemmingen has driven his Roadster further than any customer -- 100K electric kms! Gratuliere!

Tesla owner Hansjörg von Gemmingen has driven his Roadster further than any customer -- 100K electric kms! Gratuliere!

KARLSRUHE, Germany – Hansjörg von Gemmingen, owner of the 83rd Tesla Roadster delivered in Europe, has racked up 100,000 zero-emissions kilometers – the greatest distance covered by any Tesla customer to date. Proving that the electric Roadster excels as both a supercar and daily driver, von Gemmingen drives it consistently, charging every night with a standard household outlet. “Driving the Roadster is still thrilling, and I enjoy every single ride,” von Gemmingen says. “I’m constantly impressed by the durability and performance of Tesla’s technology.” A stockbroker who lives in southwest Germany, von Gemmingen relies on the Roadster for all of his driving regardless of purpose or distance, and says he never has trouble finding somewhere to plug in. His 82-year-old mother-in-law even installed a 32-amp (240-volt) plug at her house to ensure more frequent visits. In fact, ...

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