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Elon Musk Will Bring Back LA’s 1st Drive-in Cinema to Tesla’s New Supercharger Station

by Stewart Cole
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Have you ever sat at an EV charging station and wished you could put on a movie or something while you wait? Well, Tesla is providing such an opportunity to the residents of Los Angeles.

Tesla Motors recently received permission to break ground on a 1950s-style drive-in movie theater and diner, where the movie theater parking lot features Tesla fast-charging stations.

The permits allow for 30 charging stations, two outdoor movie screens and a restaurant with rooftop seating at 7001 W Santa Monica Blvd. in Los Angeles, and Tesla fanatics have been combing through the company’s recent press materials to extract as many teasers and hint-drops as possible.

In fact, Tesla owners have been waiting for such a project for quite some time, as Elon Musk tweeted about it in 2018.

Then in 2021, Elon tweeted that he had a “big new Supercharger station coming soon to Santa Monica! I hope they also play the 50s dinner and the 100 greatest movie clips. Thank you to the City of Santa Monica!”

Tesla’s supercharging network is the most extensive and advanced currently being deployed in the country, but Musk has seen it as a way to ease consumer concerns about the time it takes to charge an electric vehicle during the busy hours would be to add leisure and hospitality features. charging stations.

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Once a classic American weekly spot, there are only about 320 movie theaters left in the country where there were once 4,000.

Despite the fact that California has more than almost any other state still in operation, there are no movie theaters in Los Angeles, the city where most of the films shown in such facilities are made.

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