Despite the absence of confirmation, Tesla drivers of Greater Victoria are charged up over rumours of the Island’s first full-fledged sales and service centre in Langford preceded by a temporary service centre in Victoria.
According to Twitter user @MarcoPRTesla, a contributor to Drive Tesla Canada news source and Supercharge Info EV charger database, the development-friendly West Shore community will see a Tesla sales and service centre at 2371 Gate City Blvd. Without an Island sales and service centre, Tesla owners have to make a trip to Vancouver to make repairs impossible at a traditional auto shop.
Tesla Sales and Service Centre coming soon to 2371 Gate City Blvd in Langford, BC!! Location is mapped out in red. pic.twitter.com/1QWEku1LKV
— Marco (@MarcoRPTesla) October 20, 2021
The rumoured location was previously forest before being blasted to make room for condo and retail development, which was approved at a public hearing on March 15, with 2371 Gate City Blvd., in particular, approved to rezone for automobile rental and sale.
Although they would be excited to welcome a Tesla sales and service centre to Langford, a city spokesperson told Black Press Media that nothing has been confirmed to date.
A post from Tesla owner David L. to the Facebook group “Tesla Owners Club Vancouver Island” on Oct. 18 suggested the possibility of a temporary service centre in Victoria. “This afternoon I was told by a very reputable source that Tesla will soon be opening a temporary service location in the Victoria area,” David said. “The location is under wraps but there will be an announcement in the next week or two. This is a short-term solution until the Langford service and sales location is built and opens mid-2022.”
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