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AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Partridge Inn has teamed up with Tesla Motors to provide an increasingly desirable amenity; Tesla Destination Charging. Tesla High Power Wall Connectors add 58 miles of range per hour to Model S, charging the vehicle overnight and replicating the convenience Tesla owners are accustomed to at home.
The Partridge Inn joins a rapidly growing network of resorts in Tesla's Destination Charging Program. Tesla partners with hotels, resorts, and restaurants around the world to offer High Power Connectors as an amenity for visitors, allowing them to charge their Tesla Model S at locations where they want to stay for several hours like hotels, ski resorts, and restaurants. Model S offers 270 miles of range on a single charge so the High Power Wall Connector can easily top off the Tesla in just a few hours.
"The Partridge Inn is constantly finding new ways to heighten the guests' experience," said general manager Lloyd Van Horn. "By combining leading-edge technology and the forward-thinking of Tesla with our commitment to provide outstanding service and offerings, we now have the ability to offer guests a seamless and convenient charging experience during their stay."
The Partridge Inn and other Tesla Destination Charging locations are hosted on Tesla's interactive webpage and were recently GPS located on Model S' navigation through a free software update sent wirelessly to the car. Tesla owners are now able to use the Model S 17" touchscreen to easily plan trips and locate the property.
The Partridge Inn:
About The Partridge Inn
The Partridge Inn has just undergone a multi-million dollar renovation, where the hotel's 144 guest rooms, hallways, all verandahs and balconies, and the first floor porte-cochère and bathrooms have been redesigned. The latest unveiling is the hotel's sleek lobby, which now includes a market and community counter. The hotel is now in the final phases of renovations where the hotel's restaurant, P.I. Bar & Grill, the second floor bar, and public spaces will be designed to reflect a modern, upscale environment. Expect renovations to be complete by November 2015.
Tesla Motors' (NASDAQ: TSLA) goal is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable transport with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures electric vehicles, as well as renewable energy storage. Tesla has delivered more than 80,000 electric vehicles to customers worldwide.
About Model S
Model S is the world's first premium sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle. It has been engineered to deliver unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience. Model S is the world's fastest-accelerating four-door vehicle ever built and has a range of 270 miles on a single charge.
With a rigid body structure, nearly 50/50 weight distribution and a remarkably low center of gravity, Model S offers the responsiveness and agility expected from the world's best sports cars while providing the ride quality of a luxury performance sedan.
Model S has received many awards and accolades, including Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year©, Car and Driver 10 Best 2015, AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2013 Automobile of the Year, the 2013 Yahoo! AUTOS Car of the Year, TIME's Best Invention of the Year 2012, Consumer Reports' highest score ever given to a car, and a NHTSA 5-star safety rating.
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Curio Collection by Hilton™ (curiocollection.com), launched in 2014, is a global portfolio of remarkable, upper upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character and personality. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking one-of-a-kind discoveries and authentic experiences, all backed by Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Discover the latest Curio Collection by Hilton stories at news.curio.com, connect with the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or inquire about development opportunities at hiltonworldwide.com/development.